Gondar the Heritage City
The 17th century capital of Ethiopia
Gondar ,the 17th century capital of Ethiopia , is located about 748 km North Western of Addis Ababa. The city is well known for its Castles and churches .Its medieval glory is reflected in the famous castles of the emperors of the time, especially that of Emperor Fasiledas.
The Castles of Gondar are today the most visible expression of the relatively near past history of Ethiopia.