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.