Asmara Tourism

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Asmara (Tigrinya: ኣስመራ?, Asmera), known locally as Asmera (meaning "They [feminine plural] made them unite" in Tigrinya), is the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea. Home to a population of around 804,000 inhabitants, it sits at an elevation of 2,325 metres (7,628 ft). The city is located at the tip of an escarpment that is both the northwestern edge of the Eritrean highlands and the Great Rift Valley in neighbouring Ethiopia. Asmara is situated in Eritrea's central Maekel Region. It is known for its well-preserved colonial Italian modernist architecture. The city is divided into thirteen districts or administrative areas: Acria, Abbashaul, Edaga Hamus, Arbaete Asmara, Mai Temenai, Paradizo, Sembel, Godaif, Maekel Ketema or Downtown, Tiravolo, Gejeret, Tsetserat and Gheza Banda.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Asmara in Eritrea is an ideal destination for a vacation! Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Asmara.

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Facts and Stats for Asmara*

  • Asmara: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Asmara for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Asmara.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Asmara - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.96 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Asmara

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Asmara

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 229.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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