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Harar (Ethiopia). 'By far the most intriguing city in Ethiopia, Harar is a joy to explore. Getting lost in its crooked alleyways is just as fascinating as visiting the many museums, markets and traditional homes packed inside the old city walls. And then there are the hyenas. Two families feed them by hand, and let you do it too.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/eastern-ethiopia/harar

Harar (or Harrar or Harer) is an eastern city in Ethiopia. The city is located on a hilltopat 1885 meters. For centuries, Harar has been a major commercial centre, linked by the trade routes with the rest of Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula. Harar Jugol has been listed in the World Heritage by UNESCO. It is "considered 'the fourth holy city' of Islam" with nearly 100 mosques, three of which date from the 10th century. Harar is also famous for its coffees. © Eric…

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Ethiopia is named World's Best Tourism Destination

Harar is famous for its old town surrounded by ancient walls 'Harar Jugol' and has been li...

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Ethiopia is named World's Best Tourism Destination

The gate at the entrance of the modern city of Harar with the portraits of Brejnev and of ...

Lalibela (Ethiopia). 'Seeing the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela on TV and in books is not enough to prepare you for the experience of walking inside them for real. Carved entirely out of rock, the still-functioning churches are large, artistically refined and mostly in excellent states of preservation. The longer you visit the more you will be filled with wonder.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/northern-ethiopia/lalibela

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