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Travel overview Eritrea

One of the great destinations in the world, Eritrea does not disappoint the tourist. It is well-known for its stunning islands, pristine beaches, ancient archeological sites, and incredible colonial buildings. Retaining its unique colonial charm, which is reflected in its buildings, Asmara, the capital city, is home to the wonderful Lombardian style Cathedral. Other major travel destinations in Eritrea include the stunning cities of Massawa, Keren, Emberemi and Akordat. Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ambience of Batsi Island, Sheikh Said Island (also known as Isola Verde) and Gergussum Beach. The tomb of Said Mustafa wad Hasan (Akordat) and archeological sites at Metera Adulis, Qohaito and Rora Habab are must-sees for the tourist with a knock for history. The Dahlak Archipelago is a favourite destination for the divers.