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Qohaito, Debub Region

#9 of 18 in Historic Sites in Eritrea
Learn about the country’s history at Qohaito, a fairly recently discovered site that showcases the life of the people here dating back to the 5th millennium BCE. The remains of the ancient city sit at an altitude of 2,500 m (8,202 ft) above sea level. Most visitors come here to see the Adi Alauti cave and the rock art inside, over 7,000 years old. Archaeological excavations are still in progress, so there could yet be some important new discoveries made at the site. Put Qohaito on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Debub Region day trip planning website .
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  • Walk down the cliffs and rock paintings such as camel and Tiger, man; A bit away, but Church and Egypt's Tomb during the same ruins; All non-deterministic. Awaiting excavation.
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  • Not a lot to see, but totally worth the work to get there. "There" consists of ... 1) "the canyon" which Kohayto is on the edge of 2) two groups of ~4 ~3m-tall pillars 3) a small hole carved into a ro...  more »
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