French: Fasil Ghebi
The Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region is a World Heritage Site in Ethiopia defined by the UNESCO in 1979 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 155 (160, 198, 18) in our monthly survey..

"In the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi was the residence of the Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors. Surrounded by a 900-m-long wall, the city contains palaces, churches, monasteries and unique public and private buildings marked by Hindu and Arab influences, subsequently transformed by the Baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries."
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