Though its early history is murky (it was likely built in the 17th century though some say 18th) this attractive palace once served as a...
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A do-it-all agency with an excellent reputation.
The large outdoor terrace here is indisputably the town centre’s most popular beer joint.
The food here is fine, but it’s the ambience, with stone walls and Debre Berhan Selassie–inspired paintings plus nightly traditional...
Yenege Tesfa information
Yenege Tesfa is a local NGO working with street kids in Gonder. It has an orphanage and also provides educational programs for the town's children as well as medical facilities. Following the success of Hope Enterprises in Addis, Yenege Tesfa also sells meal tickets that you can distribute to the town's street children. Tickets are available from most of the bigger hotels for Birr0.50 per ticket. They also actively encourage tourists to visit some of their project sites. Contact them in advance if you're interested in doing this.