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Old February 12th, 2011, 05:56 AM   #1
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Ethiopian Castles, Medieval Churches, Fortresses and Mosques | Picture Gallery

This is a picture thread for Ethiopia's medieval castles, churches, palaces, fortresses and mosques. These historical buildings can bring in big money for tourism.
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Old February 12th, 2011, 06:01 AM   #3
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Beautiful thread musiccity. We should restore these beautiful historic architectures and open doors for tourism based on ancient history.
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I have plenty more coming not to worry!
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Old February 12th, 2011, 06:02 AM   #6
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Great thread! Will add some pics soon. Please add also mosques in your OP, we have lots of those too even though it's hard to find pics.
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Abraha Castle in Mek'ele

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Chapel in Axum where the Ark of the Covenant is allegedly kept!

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Kuskwam/Qusquam, Gondar - I believe it was built by Empress Mentewab













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Beautiful thread musiccity. We should restore these beautiful historic architectures and open doors for tourism based on ancient history.
Thank you! I think Ethiopias medieval architecture will be the key to Ethiopia's tourism industry.
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Nice pictures Abesha!
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Tsion Maryem Church, Axum

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Bet Medhane Alem Church | Lalibela









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Some more Kuskwam. It doesn't get much publicity compared to other castles in Gondar.






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Bet Abba Libanos Church | Lalibela

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The kuskwam castle is pretty! It reminds of of an old celtic castle!
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Danqaz Castle built by Emperor Susneyos, Lake Tana. It was abandoned by Susneyos' son to build the royal enclosure in Gonder.

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great I love it very beautifull...
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Debre Berhan Selassie Church | Gondar







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