Around 2km northwest of the piazza lies Fasiladas’ Bath, which has been attributed to both Fasiladas and Iyasu I. The large rectangular...
Wolleka (Falasha Village)
Just 3km north of Gonder, several craft stalls with ‘Stars of David’ and ‘’ signs signal what’s really the former Falasha village of...
Debre Berhan Selassie
If it weren’t for a swarm of bees, the beautiful church of Debre Berhan Selassie would have probably been destroyed like most of...
There’s nowhere better in town for a sunset drink than this hotel’s lofty garden terrace. Besides the overpriced beers, there’s a...
Traditionally decked out with wooden stools, cowhide chairs, and woven wool rugs (plus pet ducks roaming around), this place drips...
Saturday Market information
Originally the city’s weekly market, Kidame Gebya is now packed throughout the week, though Saturday remains the biggest day. Sunday is rather quiet. Traditional clothes vendors are right at the top while the vegetable sellers use ancient-looking dirt perches in the back. It’s 500m southwest of the bus station.