Harar: Behind the Walls of a Timeless City

Harar is series of 368 colorful, maze-like alleys dotted with traditional homes and abundant mosques and shrines. It is the capital of the Harari Region of Ethiopia.
This historic city in eastern Ethiopia was, for centuries, a major commercial center, linking India, the Middle East and Africa. Harar Jugol, the old walled city, was listed as a World Heritage Site in 2006 by UNESCO in recognition of its cultural heritage.

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