The indomitable spirit of its people made them unconquerable and, for this reason, they maintain a culture and traditions that are born from the roots of Africa and are different from the rest of the countries of the black continent.
There are places where it seems that time has stopped in prehistory and others where we find castles that seem to be taken from the European nobility. They even say that there is a place where the Ark of the Covenant is kept.
Get to know some of its must-sees:
The stone-hewn churches of Lalibela are world famous. At more than 2,500 meters above sea level is this small city whose monumental complex was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978.
The Simien Mountains
Located in the north of the country, it is one of the wildest and most rugged areas in Africa, with several peaks above 4,000 meters above sea level. Among them, you will be able to contemplate (and ascend) the Ras Dashen, which with its 4,550 meters above sea level is the highest peak in Ethiopia.
The Danakil Depression
Danakil, a place where the temperature reaches 50º and only the Afar shepherds live, who trade in salt.
This city is one of the favorite vacation spots for the Ethiopians themselves. Bars, hotels and restaurants are distributed near the shore of Lake Tana.