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Harar Jegol Wall

Harar, Ethiopia
+251 94 646 0166
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The Old City is a true Gem

The old town of Harar is a must see place in Ethiopia. The narrow lanes and pretty houses... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
DAVISFAMILY5
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Stunning experience

We had an amazing time in Harar visited the old walled islamic holy city. .that was perfect moment... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Bonafide E
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Bahar Dar, Ethiopia
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Harar, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The old town of Harar is a must see place in Ethiopia. The narrow lanes and pretty houses , together with friendly laid back atmosphere make this really special . I have been to Medieval towns around the world , including Islamic ones in Morocco...More

Thank DAVISFAMILY5
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time in Harar visited the old walled islamic holy city. .that was perfect moment. .people are so friendly and kind. even if our time is short there we sow as well the beautiful Dakota stones at babile on the way to...More

Thank Bonafide E
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice ancient walls adding a touch to the already splendid city of Harar with its colourful streets. Going down from the upper part of the city it is easy to find. Else a taxi can take you there. But walking and getting lost through the...More

Thank Verberckt D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We came here on a guided tour. The outer walls were nothing phenomenal, but the old town itself had the bustling vibe and sights that made it all worthwhile. You can get lost in this labyrinth of city walls. There are so many little shops...More

Thank MC F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We did a tour around Harar with Alem, a very friendly and social guide well known around the city. It was an informative tour with interesting artifacts, although we could have wished for a longer tour. We also included local lunch to our tour, which...More

1  Thank Linn R
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were traveling to Eastern Ethiopia ancient city of Harar with Gada Sunlight Tours Teams, they are lovely, friendly and well trained professional teams, they know how to treat and serve their customers. Before we traveled to Harar, we booked to them and they can...More

3  Thank 524trip
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It's a very interesting to visit this site. Specially if you went from the back side you will feel the real atmosphere of the ancient times.

Thank Dionysios14
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Harar is really worth a visit. Nothing spectacular but very atmospheric. You can walk for hours through the alleys, along the walls.... and the markets are really great (particularly the spice market). I would recommend one day with a guide and then go by yourself....More

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Harar Jegol wall is more than a wall. The then entire city was fenced with the Jegol wall and the place is also known for its religious (Islamic) significance, hyena men who feed hyenas calling each one with their names. You may also be...More

1  Thank YaredD22
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The ancient city of Harar is found in Eastern part of Ethiopia its 523kilometrs from Addis Ababa, this town is surrounded by a wall, there are about 5 gates to this holy town and 82 Muslim mosques this makes the town the fourth most holy...More

Thank MickyEthio
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