Gate sights in Ethiopia
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There are six gates in total; two were added by the Emperor Menelik in 1889 to the four original ones (which date from the 16th century). An exploration of the old walled town (known locally as Jugal) begins at the main gate. This is known as the Harar Gate or Duke's Gate, after the first Duke of Harar, Ras Makonnen. The nearby Shoa Gate (also known as Asmae Diin Bari in Harari) is particularly well preserved and boasts superb mosaics.