Attractions

Tis Isat (Tis Abay), the waterfall on the upper reaches of the Blue Nile which James Bruce, 18th-century explorer and traveller, described as “a magnificent sight, that ages, added to the greatest length of human life, would not efface or eradicate from my memory”. More....

Timket is celebrated in the 19 January of every year. The 3-day event commemorates the baptism of Christ in Jordan River and is among the greatest lively festivals. “On Timkat Eve (known as Ketera), the tabots are taken from their sanctuaries in all the churches and carried in sacred procession to a place of all-night prayers.More....

Konso Cultural Landscape is a 55km2 arid property of stone walled terraces and fortified settlements in the Konso highlands of Ethiopia. It constitutes a spectacular example of a living cultural tradition stretching back 21 generations (more than 400 years) adapted to its dry hostile environment. The landscape demonstrates the shared values, social cohesion and engineering knowledge of its communities..More....