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About Asmara

About  Traveling to Asmara

Asmara (Tigrinya: ኣስመራ) known locally as Asmera is the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea. Home to a population of just over 800,000 inhabitants, it sits at an elevation of 2,325 metres (7,628 ft), the sixth highest capital in the world by altitude.

Meet one of the richest cities in Africa and the largest city of Eritrea – Asmara, also known as Asmera. Capital of Eritrea, Asmara is filled with palm-lined streets, beautiful Italian built colonial villas, bars, cafés, shops and old cinemas. While in Asmara, be sure to visit the Eritrean National Museum and definitely take a look at Cubist Africa Pension, Art Deco Cinema Impero, eclectic Orthodox Cathedral, futurist Fiat Tagliero Building and neoclassical Governor’s Palace. Whether you are brought to Asmara for business or leisure, enjoy your visit.