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Yeha is a town in northern Ethiopia, located in the central part of the Tigray region. The oldest standing structure in Ethiopia is located in Yeha: the temple of Yeha. This is a tower built in the Sabaena style, and dated through comparison with ancient structures in South Arabia to around 700 BC. David Phillipson attributes its "excellent preservation" to two factors, "the care with which its original builders ensured a level foundation,firmly placed on the uneven bedrock; and to its rededication --

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Axum or Aksum was an important trading nation in the northern Africa. It was deeply involved in the trade network between India and the Mediterranean. It grew from the ‘’Proto- Axumite period 2th century BC. It was also believed to be an important market place for ivory. The sea routes around the horn of Arabia and the Indian sub-continent were Axum's specialty for nearly a millennium. It is also the alleged resting place of the Ark of the Covenant and the purported home of the Queen of Sheba.

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Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to Axum, and is a center of pilgrimage for much of the country. During the reign of Saint Gebre Mesqel Lalibela (a member of the Zagwe Dynasty, who ruled Ethiopia in the late 12th century and early 13th century) the current town of Lalibela was known as Roha.

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Gondar was once the old imperial capital of historic Begemder province. Some call this city the Camelot of Africa.The city was founded around 1635 by Emperor Fasilides. The emperor built a total of seven churches. The five emperors who followed him also built their palaces in the town.During the seventeenth century, the city's population is estimated to have exceeded 60,000. Many of the buildings from this period survive, despite the turmoil of the eighteenth century.

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Bahir Dar is one of the leading tourist destinations in Ethiopia with a variety of attractions in the nearby Lake Tana and Blue Nile River. The city is distinctly known for its wide avenues lined with palm trees and a variety of colorful flowers.

The 2002 awarded by UNESCO entitled ‘’UNESCO Cities for Peace Prize’’ for managing to address the challenges of rapid urbanization can be taken as a witness.

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Over 125 rock hewn churches are recorded with Tigray-alone. These churches date from 4th-15th century. Most of them are visited around the Gera-Alta chained mountains. Others are found in eastern and southern Tigray. Abreha-We-Atsbeha, Wukro Chercko churches are hewn in the 4th century. There are some pre Christian period hewn templates too.

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Debre Damo is the name of a flat-topped mountain, or Amba, and a 6th century monastery in northern Ethiopia. The mountain is a steeply rising plateau of trapezoidal shape, about 1000 by 400 meters in dimension.

The monastery received its first archeological examination by E. Littman who led a German expedition to northern Ethiopia in the early 20th century. By the time David Buxton saw the ancient church in the mid-1940s, he found it "on the point of collapse"; a few years later, the English architect D.H. Matthews assisted in the restoration of the building, which included the rebuilding of one of its wood and stone walls (a characteristic style of Aksumite architecture).

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Harar is located in the eastern part of the Ethiopia. The city is located 523 Kms east of Addis Ababa. It is part of the historic circuits. Harari people are Semitic in origin and also known as Adare mainly living in Harar town in the eastern part of the country. They are specifically known for their two storey houses called gegar and for their very colorful traditional customs still worn by many Harari women to this day. In the past the Harari were known as great craft people, weavers, basket makers, and book binders.

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