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Africa is an enormous continent that’s long been inhabited, and it offers amazing historical sites and countless natural destinations to attest to her beauty. Check out these impressive examples of architecture, culture and tradition as seen across Africa.

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Benin City Earthworks

Edo , Nigeria Situated on a plain, Benin City was enclosed by massive walls in the south and deep ditches in the north. Beyond the city walls,

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Ait Benhaddou

Nestled in the rugged fringes of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco’s deep south, the fortified kasbah of Aït Benhaddou is one of the country’s most

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The Jewish Quarter of Essaouira

Essaouira, Morroco The presence of Jewish tradesmen helped shape the character of Essaouira in Morocco. Traces of the portʹs Jewish heritage are evident to this

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The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

The northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela contains the highest concentration of rock-hewn churches in the country. Constituting the major pilgrimage site for followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church,

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Benin City Earthworks

Edo , Nigeria Situated on a plain, Benin City was enclosed by massive walls in the south and deep ditches in the north. Beyond the city walls,

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Ait Benhaddou

Nestled in the rugged fringes of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco’s deep south, the fortified kasbah of Aït Benhaddou is one of the country’s most

Read More »
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The Jewish Quarter of Essaouira

Essaouira, Morroco The presence of Jewish tradesmen helped shape the character of Essaouira in Morocco. Traces of the portʹs Jewish heritage are evident to this

Read More »
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The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

The northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela contains the highest concentration of rock-hewn churches in the country. Constituting the major pilgrimage site for followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church,

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Kumasi

KUMASI, GHANA Kumasi was established by Osei Tutu, the first king of the Ashanti empire. The city was at the center of the empire’s national

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Djenne

DJENNÉ (11TH OR 13TH CENTURY- ) Djenné, Mali Djenné grew into an entrepôt between the traders of the central and western Sudan and those of Guinea’s tropical

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Timbuktu

Home of the prestigious Koranic Sankore University and other madrasas, Timbuktu was an intellectual and spiritual capital and a centre for the propagation of Islam

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