The other sites: 

Aksum:  The ruins of Aksum include monolithic obelisks, giant stelae, royal tombs and the ruins of ancient buildings many dating from the greatest period of the Axumite empire between the 3rd and 7th centuries CE. (Listed in 1980)

The fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi at Gondar, started by the Emperor Fasilides in the early 17th century, was the imperial center for two hundred and fifty years. Surrounded by a 900 meter-long wall, the imperial enclosure and other buildings in the vicinity include palaces, churches, monasteries and various public and private buildings some showing Hindu and Arab influences, subsequently transformed by the Baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries in the early 17th century. (Listed in 1979)

The walled and historic town of Harar is located in the eastern part of the country. The walls surrounding this sacred Muslim city were built between the 13th and 16th centuries. Harar Jugol, said to be the fourth holiest city of Islam, holds 82 mosques, three of which date from the 10th century, and 102 shrines, but the townhouses with their exceptional interior design constitute the most spectacular part of Harar's cultural heritage. (Listed in 2006)          

The Lower Valley of the Awash which contains one of the most important groupings of palaeontological sites on the African continent. The remains found at the site, the oldest of which date back at least 4 million years, provide important evidence of human evolution. The most spectacular discovery came in 1974, when 52 fragments of a skeleton enabled ‘Lucy' to be reconstructed. (Listed in 1980)

The lower valley of the Omo, a collection of prehistoric sites near Lake Turkana, has produced many fossils there, especially those of Homo gracilis, and is of fundamental importance in the study of human evolution. (Listed in 1980)

The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, with 11 medieval monolithic cave churches in this 13th century 'New Jerusalem', is situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia. A central site of Ethiopian Christianity it remains a place of pilgrimage and devotion. (Listed in 1978)

Tiya is among the most important of about 160 archaeological sites discovered so far in the Soddo region, south of Addis Ababa. The site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae covered with symbols, most of which are difficult to decipher. They are the remains of an ancient Ethiopian culture which has yet to be dated or defined whose age has not yet been precisely determined. (Listed in 1980)

Simien National Park - Massive erosion over the years on the Ethiopian plateau has created one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world, with jagged mountain peaks, deep valleys and sharp precipices dropping as much as 1500 meters. (Listed in 1978)

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