GONDAR

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.

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.

 

Temples with a Historical aura, exquisite gardens, full of traditional sites.

The city, which is enclosed by a 900-meter-long wall, is home to palaces, cathedrals, monasteries, and distinctive public and private structures that were originally influenced by Hindu and Arab architectural styles before being altered by the Jesuit missionaries’ introduction of the Baroque style. There are eight parts to the serial property. The castles of Emperor Fasilidas, Emperor Iyasu, the Library of Tzadich Yohannes, the Chancellery of Tzadich Yohannes, the Castle of Emperor David, the Palace of Mentuab, and the Banqueting Hall of the Emperor Bekaffa are all located inside the grounds of the Fasil Ghebbi palace. The Debre Berhan Selassie (Monastery and Church), the Bath of Fasilidas, Kiddush Yohannes, Qusquam (Monastery and Church), Thermal Area, the Sosinios (also known as Maryam Ghemb), the Gorgora (Monastery and Church), and the Palace of Guzara are the remaining seven parts, all of which are situated within or close to the city of Gondar.

There are eight parts to the serial property. The castles of Emperor Fasilidas, Emperor Iyasu, the Library of Tzadich Yohannes, the Chancellery of Tzadich Yohannes, the Castle of Emperor David, the Palace of Mentuab, and the Banqueting Hall of the Emperor Bekaffa are all located inside the grounds of the Fasil Ghebbi palace. The Debre Berhan Selassie (Monastery and Church), the Bath of Fasilidas, Kiddush Yohannes, Qusquam (Monastery and Church), Thermal Area, the Sosinios (also known as Maryam Ghemb), the Gorgora (Monastery and Church), and the Palace of Guzara are the remaining seven parts, all of which are situated within or close to the city of Gondar.

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