The Ethiopian town of Lalibela is located in the Amhara Region. It is a popular tourist destination due to its renowned rock-cut monolithic cathedrals and is situated in the Lasta region and North Wollo Zone. For Ethiopia's ancient, medieval, and post-medieval civilizations, Lalibela as a whole is a significant and sizable location. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities and a major destination for pilgrims who identify as Christians.
Near Ethiopia's northern border are the ruins of the historic city of Aksum. When the Kingdom of Aksum was the most powerful kingdom between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia, they identify the site of ancient Ethiopia's heart. The enormous remains, which date from the first to the thirteenth century, are made up of monolithic obelisks, enormous stelae, royal tombs, and old castle ruins.
The north-eastern Ethiopian city of Gonder is well-known for the walled Fasil fortification and palace complex, which served as the former residence of Ethiopian rulers. Emperor Fasilides' enormous fortress, built in the 17th century and fusing Indian, Portuguese, and local architectural traditions, dominates the area. Emperor Fasilides of Ethiopia and his successors lived in the fortress city of Fasil idea in the 16th and 17th centuries.