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Casa Museo di Rimbaud

Citta Vecchia, Harar, Ethiopia
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Arthur Rimbaud's last breath!

The city of Harar (Ethiopia) can be demarcated into old and new. Arthur Rimbaud Museum is in the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
A small museum with lots of information about Rimbaud

This was part of a guided tour. The museum had a lot of information on the life of Arthur Rimbaud... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
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  • Poor5%
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“his life” (5 reviews)
“french poet” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
Citta Vecchia, Harar, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The city of Harar (Ethiopia) can be demarcated into old and new. Arthur Rimbaud Museum is in the old city behind the crafts centre. It is well maintained with lot of historical images with information. Arthur Rimbaud was a French Poet who spent sumptuous years...More

Thank drsatyanrs
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was part of a guided tour. The museum had a lot of information on the life of Arthur Rimbaud and his life. This museum is quite small and simple but depicted his achievements during his life. There are very interesting pictures of Ethiopia way...More

Thank MC F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Arthur Rimbaud center. This is a museum dedicated to poet Arthur Rimbaud with a series of illustrations about his life. There is an excellent photographic exhibition of turn of the 20th century Harar with several photos taken by Rimbaud that show the similarities of the...More

3  Thank Etsehiwot E
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The only thing interesting are photos of beginning of XIX and XX Century. It has a handcraft shop if you are interested in buying typical handcraft from the area.

Thank Inma F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Amazing and beautiful place. Peaceful too. The guide seems to love the place and the life of Rimbaud.

Thank Papa Malick G
Reviewed 30 January 2017

the proprietor is a pleasure to speak with, the house is a lovely spot and photo reproductions are interesting- well worth a visit.

Thank wdd955
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The house itself is worth the visit! Additional the information about Arthur Rimbaud is well presented. An interesting break during the walk through the Jugol

Thank ethiodemet
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A hodgepodge of poor-quality photos contemporaneous to Rimbaud's time in Harar. Very uninformative. Overall underwhelming.

Thank Matt Y
Reviewed 22 May 2016

You can't do a tour of the old walled city without stopping here. Arthur Rimbaud's story is interesting and to see where he lived all his years in Harar is worth it. The pictures, and paintings, as well as some of his writings are all...More

Thank RanaK69
Reviewed 3 May 2016

If you like Rimbaud's poetry, come here: the building, the photos, the warm air and the birds flying outside will transport you indeed to another world - the one the poet chose to live in.

Thank imeduard
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