Ethiopia tourism

One of Ethiopia’s national wonders is its famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. This is Ethiopia’s own Christian holy city featuring a number of ancient churches carefully carved into the rock of the Northern Ethiopian landscape. Visiting this UNESCO Heritage site is relatively simple with an Ethiopian eVisa for tourists. Since 2017, the state has permitted […]

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There are plenty of reasons to visit Ethiopia for a holiday. The country boasts a large number of historical and cultural sites, and visitors flock to popular Ethiopia World Heritage Attractions like the remains of the ancient empire of Axum or the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. However, the rise in awareness in the need to […]

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Set in the south of Ethiopia, you will find a unique and magnetic region: the Lower Omo Valley. What stands out most from the Omo Valley is the people that inhabit the region. Here, you will encounter villages of several fascinating and diverse ethnic groups. To visit the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, foreign nationals are […]

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Perhaps castles are not the first thing that comes to the traveler’s mind when thinking about Ethiopia, but this African country hides many surprises within its territory and tales of emperors and princesses are among them. One of such wonders is the city of Gondar. This enclave, also spelled Gonder, was home to Emperor Fasildas […]

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Axum (also spelled Aksum) in Ethiopia is possibly the greatest historical site that you’ve never heard of. The town was once the center of a great ancient civilization. Notable for its huge and iconic obelisks, it is rumored to have been the home of the Queen of Sheba and is believed by some to house […]

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There is an incredible amount of things do do in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia’s exciting capital city is not just one of the most vibrant and eclectic cities in the country, it is often referred to as the capital of Africa. Its name translates to “new flower” in the Amharic language which reflects its youthful, lively […]

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Ethiopia’s cities contain a wealth of exciting attractions and festivities for tourists to explore, such as the unique Meskel True Cross celebration in Addis Ababa. However, to really delve into the culture and history, visitors should head to the countryside to explore some of the many stunning World Heritage attractions in Ethiopia. Many of these […]

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Ethiopia is one of the most incredible places to visit in Africa. Known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’, it has a long and fascinating history, a rich and diverse culture, breathtaking landscapes, and a jaw-dropping range of wildlife. Though you may imagine Ethiopia being a hot, dry country which is uncomfortable to visit, this is […]

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Anyone who has ever been to Ethiopia knows that time works differently there. Just like Ethiopia has its own language, Amharic, so too does it have its own calendar. For example, while most of the rest of the world celebrates the end of the year on December 31st, Ethiopian New Year falls on September 11th […]

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“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein Languages are not simply a tool for communication but offer an insight into a different world, culture and way of living. We have developed language as a means to transfer messages in a fast and efficient way but in such a […]

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