Bahir Dar's largest mosque and an important local landmark.
St George Church
One of the largest churches in Bahir Dar and right next to the water, but it's not a patch on Lake Tana's monasteries.
St Mikael Church
A small church hidden in the trees near the lakeshore.
One of Bahir Dar's best places for coffee, Karibu has low wooden stools, excellent coffee (from Birr9), tempting cakes and an...
You take your life in your hands climbing the rickety spiral staircase up to this 1st-floor pizzeria. Once there, as long as you’re not...
Main Market information
If you can tear yourself away from the lake, visit the large and lively main market. It’s busiest on Saturday – market day – when people stream into town from nearby villages. The delightful agelgil (goat-skin lunch boxes) are no longer sold in the market – try the craft kiosks near the main mosque – but just about everything else is, and getting lost is half the fun.