Harar: Ancient Walled City


The ancient walled city of Harar, a UNESCO world heritage site, is a bustling centuries-old cultural and trading crossroads… extremely dusty in the dry season and extremely muddy in the rainy season.

The fast way to get there is to fly from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa, then take a minibus from Dire Dawa to Harar.

Must do: Visit the shrine of Abadir, founder of Harar. Watch and possibly join the famous hyena men


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