harar

The Medieval "Walled City", with its 99 mosques and shrines, is considered the fourth most sacred center of the Islamic World. A strong stone and mud wall with five large gates surround the town of Harar. Harari women are famous for making beautiful baskets while the town's silversmiths are famous for their attractive jewelry.

Places of interest to be visited in Harar are: the "Rimbaud House" which is named after the famous French poet who lived there in 1880,the rich and exciting market places, the house of Ras Mekonnen and the Hyena-man performance who, in the early evening feeds his wild friends, the hyenas, with meat and bones which he holds between his teeth

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