Gonder in detail


Dangers & Annoyances

Various ‘guides’ will seek you out, but it's rare that they have any historical knowledge and they aren’t allowed inside the Royal Enclosure. Their favourite scam is a half-day trip to the Simien Mountains, but this is impossible and they’ll only take you to Wunenia or Kosoye.

Police Stations


Dashen Bank The branch north of the piazza has an ATM, as do some others further out of town.

Wegagen Bank Also has an ATM inside Taye Hotel.


Tourist Information

Gonder City Tourist Information Centre Officially there's a tourist office but if it bothers to open at all, it's not much help.