Asmara Things to Do

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  • 1. Eritrea Travel and Tours

    Perfect. This is the best word I can use to describe the service, skills and hospitality of these fantastic folks. The first thing you will find with Explore Eritrea Travel & Tours is that they...

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  • 2. Shida Square, the sandal statue

    "Shida Square, the sandal statue" is a roundabout with a construction of two giant sandals. The monument is under rebuilding now. The first photo is taken from...

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  • 3. Harnet avenue

    Harnet avenue is the most famous and the main street in Asmara. It's a long, wide avenue with big palmtrees, surrounded by a large number of buildings in...

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  • 4. Semaetat avenue

    Semaetat avenue is wide road road with 4 lanes. It's the main road out from Asmara center in direction to the airport. The area around is one of the most...

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  • 5. Fiat Tagliero petrol station

    The Fiat Tagliero petrol station is a futurist style architechture completed in 1938, and designed by the Italian architect Giuseppe Pettazzi. It is designed...

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  • 6. Cinemas in Asmara

    The cinemas in Asmara are famous due to the Art Deco architecture, not because of the movies. Impero cinema (see first photo) is one of four Art Deco cinemas....

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  • 7. Kahawta area in Asmara

    Kahawta is another poor area of Asmara. It's the neighbouring area to Godaif, and it takes 5 minutes to drive with taxi from Asmara center. There are almost no...

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  • 8. Godaif area in Asmara

    Godaif is a poor area of Asmara. It takes 5 minutes to drive with taxi from Asmara center. The place has wide streets without asphalt paving. The houses here...

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  • 9. Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin mosque

    Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin mosque is located in Peace Street, near the covered markets in the center of Asmara. The name Al Khulafa Al Rashiudin means "Followers...

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  • 10. Kidane Meheret church

    Kidane Meheret is the church of Oriental Christian rite. It has walls which feature Madonna of Perpetual Help and the nine monks that christianized the...

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  • 11. Asmara Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Asmara is located in Harnet Avenue, just in the center of Asmara. It is one of the most prominent landmarks in Eritrea. The 52 meter tall...

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  • 12. Saint Mary's church

    Nda Mariam, Asmara's Orthodox Cathedral is dedicated to St. Mary (the mother of god), and is located in the center of Asmara. The building has two soaring...

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  • 13. The Old Steam Railway Line

    The old steam railway line runs from Asmara to Massawa, on the red sea coast and uses the original old trains and track. The journey takes you through the...

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  • 14. The Spice Market and Food Markets

    The outdoor spice market sells all kind of spices, stacked in big sacks on the stalls. The smell is fabulous, and they look really colourful.The food market,...

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  • 15. The Tank Graveyard

    The tank graveyard is a very large piece of overgrown land containing all the tanks that Eritrea captured from Ethiopia during the war. They are literally piled...

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  • 16. The Recycling Yard Market

    The recycling yard is a wonderful example of how we in the first world should be doing things.Tin cans made into coffe pans, wood, metal, shoes from car tyres,...

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  • 17. View of the cathedral

    Try to talk with some eritrean guys near to the cathedral. For a tip - a donation for the cathedral of course ;-) you can get up the tower of the cathedral. It...

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  • 18. The Presidential Palace

    This beautiful building is now unfortunately so tightly guarded you can't even walk close to it! :-(It is at the end of the road between the white house to the...

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  • 19. The Opera House

    Back on Harnet Avenue, one of the most impressive buildings in the city is the 1920 Opera House. It could do with a facelift, but is beautiful all the same. It...

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  • 20. The Great Mosque

    Hidden from view from Harnet Avenue by the vegetable & meat market, the Great Mosque is the focal point of the Muslim community.Nearby are several Muslim...

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  • 21. Harnet Avenue

    Lined with palms, Harnet Avenue is the main street through the centre of Asmara, and the ideal place to start exploring the city.Here you will find some of the...

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  • 22. Shuk market

    Shuk market is the biggest market in Asmara. It's a big district inside Asmara with open-air shopping and small shops.

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  • 23. Medebar market

    Medebar market is the next biggest market in the center of Asmara, after the Shuk market. And it is also the area where you find the recycling market. You can...

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  • 24. Recycling market

    The recycling market in Asmara is a market where almost all kind of garbage hardware is beeing recycled by skilfulled workers.

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  • 25. Kahawta area in Asmara, more photos... 1

    On the way from Kahawta to the New Coptic Church on the hill on top of kahawta, you pass through the very poor area.

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