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Unesco World heritage since: 1979
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In the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi was the residence of the Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors. Surrounded by a 900-m-long wall, the city contains palaces, churches, monasteries and unique public and private buildings marked by Hindu and Arab influences, subsequently transformed by the Baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries.
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Medium airport - 6 mi (11 km) Debre Tabor Airport
Small airport - 57 mi (92 km) Bahir Dar Airport
Medium airport - 70 mi (113 km) Lalibella Airport
Small airport - 111 mi (179 km) Shire Inda Selassie Airport
Small airport - 115 mi (186 km) Humera Airport
Small airport - 128 mi (207 km) Axum Airport
Medium airport - 138 mi (223 km) Mekele Airport
Medium airport - 151 mi (244 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Addis Ababa
- Bahir Dar
- Wad Madani
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.