Bahar Dar Tourism

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Bahir Dar or Bahar Dar (Amharic: ባሕር ዳር?, Baḥər Dar, "sea shore") is a city in north-western Ethiopia. It is the capital of the Amhara Region (kilil). Administratively, Bahir Dar is a Special Zone, a designation in between a chartered city (astedader akabibi, a first-tier division, like a kilil) such as Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa, and cities like Debre Marqos and Dessie, which are organized as districts (woredas). Bahir Dar is one of the leading tourist destinations in Ethiopia, with a variety of attractions in the nearby Lake Tana and Blue Nile river. The city is known for its wide avenues lined with palm trees and a variety of colorful flowers. In 2002 it was awarded the UNESCO Cities for Peace Prize for addressing the challenges of rapid urbanization.

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A place in Ethiopia, Bahar Dar is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A vacation to Bahar Dar can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Bahar Dar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bahar Dar

    Know the pollution level of Bahar Dar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Bahar Dar: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 87.5 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Bahar Dar - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 21.88 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 58.62 (Moderate)
    • 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.

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

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