Lodging Type: Hotel
Dining: Ethiopian, A la carte: Ethiopian and some international dishes
Facilities: Business / Conference Facilities, Laundry, Showers - 24hr hot water, TV
In the centre of Gondar, within walking distance of some of the historic sites of the town, AG Hotel offers convenient accommodation in the Camelot of Africa.
The 45 en-suite rooms are made up of standard, queen, king and presidential. All rooms have TV, intercom telephone and Wifi. The restaurant serves Ethiopian cuisine and some international dishes. The bar has a selection of local and imported drinks. The conference room has audio-visual equipment and can be booked for weddings and functions. There are also a few gift shops on the ground floor, and a terrace on the 6th floor with views of the town.
Activities include visiting the Imperial Castle Compound of Gondar, the castle of Empress Mentewab, the Bath of Emperor Fasiladas, and the churches of Quskuam Mariam and Debre Birhan Sillassie.
Gondar was founded in 1636 by the Emperor Fasiladas, and is often referred to as the Camelot of Africa. Set in a landscape of striking mountains, it was the Royal Capital of Ethiopia until 1868. The castles and churches here, built by the Emperor and his descendants, have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Established as the capital by Emperor Fasiladas in 1636, Gondar was the Royal Capital of Ethiopia until the 1860s. The castles and palaces built during these years have led Gondar to be referred to as the Camelot of Africa, and to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since the demise ...