Gondar Tourism, Ethiopia

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Gondar or Gonder (Amharic: ጎንደር?, Gonder or Gondär; formerly ጐንደር, Gʷandar or Gʷender) is a city and separate woreda in Ethiopia. Located in the Semien Gondar Zone of the Amhara Region, Gondar is north of Tana Lake on the Lesser Angereb River and southwest of the Simien Mountains. It has a latitude and longitude of 12°36′N 37°28′E / 12.600°N 37.467°E with an elevation of 2133 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by the Gondar Zuria woreda. Gondar previously served as the capital of both the Ethiopian Empire and the subsequent Begemder Province. The city holds the remains of several royal castles, including those in Fasil Ghebbi (the Royal Enclosure), for which Gondar has been called the "Camelot of Africa".


Home to pretty treasures, Gondar is Ethiopia's best kept secret. A holiday in Gondar can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Gondar*

  • Cost for Essentials in Gondar

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.61 USD

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