Thursday, February 8, 2018

Harar Gate | Ethiopia

Harar is a walled city in eastern Ethiopia, about five hundred kilometers from Addis Ababa at an elevation of 1,885 meters. The fortified historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of the country on a plateau with deep gorges surrounded by deserts and savannah. The walls surrounding this sacred Muslim city were built between the 13th and 16th centuries.

Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site.


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