Where to go
Eritrea is rich in its historical and natural scenery. Eritrea’s strategic location makes it valuable in historical importance and researches. The war for liberation has also left behind interesting sites to see such as Nakfa’s extended trenches and underground commanding posts. The historic railway, which was built by the Italians and then rebuilt by the Government of Eritrea after independence, is also fascinating. It is one of the oldest railways in Africa.
Eritrea has five distinct ecosystems—Sahel, savanna, maritime, mountain and desert where one can appreciate ‘three seasons in two hours’. It is rich in adventurous mountain ecosystems that are suitable for trekking and mountaineering. The fauna and flora among the coral reefs of Eritrea is one of the most unpolluted and colorful in the world.
Also, Eritrea’s religious sites are marvelous features to be visited. Eritrea, being not far from the Middle East, is among the first countries to accept Christianity and Islam; Eritrea has some of the oldest established churches, monasteries and mosques in the world.
Eritrea, especially the capital and in other major cities, has some thing to offer when it comes to entertainment. Tourists who come from all corners of the world confirm sensational and uplifting moments they had, thanks to the entertainment and hospitality they get from the entertainment industry in the country. Cinemas, art galleries, parks, historical sites and others are part of the entertainment that appeals visitors.