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interesting sight of ruins just near Dahlak Hotel in Massawa. The cupola has completely vanished in... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
michael c
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Stockholm, Sweden
The ruins of ambition

We were told that Haile Selassie had stayed here when he was on his imperial travels and that... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
BPJH
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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8 Sep 2017
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21 Apr 2016
“The ruins of ambition”
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| North of the gates of the Dahlak Hotel, Massawa, Eritrea
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

interesting sight of ruins just near Dahlak Hotel in Massawa. The cupola has completely vanished in the last 4 years.

Thank michael c
Reviewed April 21, 2016

We were told that Haile Selassie had stayed here when he was on his imperial travels and that, after the building's destruction in the war with Ethiopia, it had been left in ruins as a monument to the wickedness and futility of empire.

Thank BPJH
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