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Fasil Ghebbi
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Gondar, Ethiopia

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Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress and royal enclosure located in Gondar, a city in northern Ethiopia. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its well-preserved medieval architecture, including castles, palaces, and other structures.

Ethiopia
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Place » City

Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia has a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi). As of 2022, it is home to around 123.5 million inhabitants. The national capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, lies several kilometres west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the African and Somali tectonic plates.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It serves as the political, economic, and cultural hub of the country, and it holds significant historical, cultural, and administrative importance. The population of Addis Ababa in 2023 had reached 5,460,591.

Obelisk of Axum
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Place » Tourism

Aksum, Ethiopia

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The Obelisk of Axum is a 4th-century CE, 24-metre (79 ft) tall phonolite stele, weighing 160 tonnes (160 long tons; 180 short tons), in the city of Axum in Ethiopia. It is ornamented with two false doors at the base and features decorations resembling windows on all sides. The obelisk ends in a semi-circular top, which used to be enclosed by metal frames.

Lalibela
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Place » Tourism

Ethiopia

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Lalibela is a town in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Lasta district and North Wollo Zone, it is a tourist site for its famous rock-cut monolithic churches. The whole of Lalibela is a large and important site for the antiquity, medieval, and post-medieval civilization of Ethiopia. To Christians, Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, and a center of pilgrimage.

Church of Saint George
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Place » Temple

Lalibela, Ethiopia

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Set apart from the rest of churches in Lalibela, the church of Saint George has become an icon of Ethiopia. The church, carved into the volcanic rock centuries ago, represents the spiritual heart of Ethiopia.

Abuna Yemata Guh
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Place » Temple

Ethiopia

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Abuna Yemata Guh is a monolithic church located in the Hawzen woreda of the Tigray Region, Ethiopia. It is situated at a height of 2,580 metres (8,460 ft) and has to be climbed on foot to reach. It is notable for its dome and wall paintings dating back to the 5th century and its architecture.