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Top 10 places for travel & vacation in Eritrea.

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1.Asmara
Asmara - the capital and largest city of Eritrea. The town's name is translated as a blooming forest. City despite the fact that it is in Africa, has a very mild climate. The average temperature of 13-26 degrees Celsius. The main attractions include the National Museum of Eritrea, Cinema Impero, the Eritrean Orthodox Church, the governor's palace. In the city you can see such architectural styles: Art Deco, Cubism, futuristic style, Romanesque and neoclassical style.
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2.Adulis
By David Stanley CC2
Adulis is an ancient city - a state on the territory of modern Eritrea, on the coast of the Red Sea, near the modern settlement of Zula. The city is first mentioned in the ancient document of the 3rd quarter of the 1st century ("Periplus the Sea Converter"). Adulis existed already in the III century BC. E. As an Egyptian settlement, from here African elephants were transported to Egypt. In the I century settlement of fishermen and seafarers, the center of a small state. In the IV - VII centuries the port of the kingdom of Axum. The city had its ruler, who submitted to the king of Axum.
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3.Matara
By A. Davey CC2
Matara is an archaeological site in Eritrea (a few kilometers south of Sanafa), where there used to be a large Axumite and pre-Aksumite city. After receiving Eritrea's independence, the National Museum of Eritrea repeatedly appealed to the Government of Ethiopia for the return of artifacts found during excavations and taken to Addis Ababa during the period when Eritrea was a part of Ethiopia, but the request has not yet been granted.
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4.Massawa
Massawa is a city in Eritrea, the capital of the goiter (province) of Samian-Kay-Bahri, located on the shore of the Red Sea. Massawa was an important port for many centuries in the composition of various states like the Axumite Kingdom, Medri-Bahr, the Umayyad Caliphate, the Beja State, the Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Britain, Italy and Ethiopia, and since 1991 and Eritrea, which gained independence. To the transfer of the 1897 capital of Italian Eritrea to Asmara, Massawa was the center of the colony.
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5.Keren
Keren - Eritrea's third largest city and the famous shopping center. The city took the battle of the Second World War. The main attractions include the Egyptian fortress of XIX century, British and Italian military cemetery Chapel of St. Mary Deara, Monastery VI century Debra Sina and local market.
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6.Gīnda
Ginda is the city and the largest center for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables of Eritrea. The first citrus plantations here were planted during the Italian colonial era. Near the city are the springs of Sabarmum.
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7.National Museum of Eritrea
By I, Sailko CC3
The National Museum of Eritrea is the national museum in Asmara (Eritrea). Founded in 1992 (Woldeab Woldemariam), at first (until 1997) the museum was located in the former Governor's Palace, when it was transferred to a new location. Since that time the museum is located in the building of the former women's school of the Sisters of Comboni.
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8.Enda Mariam Orthodox Cathedral
Enda Mariam Coptic Cathedral - Orthodox Cathedral in Asmara, Eritrea. One of the three most important religious buildings of the city. It is located on the top of a hill on the northeast edge of the city center. The modern church building was built between 1917 and 1920 according to the plans of the Italian engineer O. Kavagnari. The complex includes a western European type of facade with two towers, but divides it into three parts: the center forms a cubic massive block of the nave, which is surrounded by two separate church towers. At the top of the towers are pavilions, recreating the classic African round huts, Tukuls. The interior of the cathedral is decorated with frescoes.
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9.Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
By I, Sailko, CC3
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary - Catholic Church, located in Asmara, Eritrea. The Church of St. Joseph is the cathedral of the archdiocese of Asmara and the main temple of the Eritrean Catholic Church. The building of the church was built in neo-Romanesque style in the form of a Latin cross modeled on the Romanesque architecture of Lombardy. The Neo-Gothic bell tower, 57 meters high, is clocked like the Westminster Palace in London. In the premises of the church there is a school and a monastery, built even with the existence of the first church of St. Mark.
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10.Mai Atal
Mai Atal - watercourse in Eritrea. The watercourse area you can see the remains of the railway.
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