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A Church with a Thatched Roof: Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region

Language: English

In the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi was the residence of the Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors. Surrounded by a 900-m-long wall, the city contains palaces, churches, monasteries and unique public and private buildings marked by Hindu and Arab influences, subsequently transformed by the Baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia, Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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Original: Video.WMV
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UMAS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-19
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation

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