Route & dates
8 days in Eritrea Itinerary
Start: Washington DC
Asmara— 5 nights
End: Washington DC
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Having earned UNESCO World Heritage status for its abundance of Italian modernist architecture, Asmara boasts a rich history and architectural gems.Venture out of the city with trips to Keren (Mariam Da'arit & Keren War Cemetery), Massawa (Adulis, Covered Bazaar, & more) and Qohaito (in Debub Region). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Nda Mariam Othodox Church, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara, examine the collection at National Museum Asmara, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Asmara.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Asmara planner .
Washington DC, USA to Asmara is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern African Time (EAT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Asmara
Massawa, Keren, Qohaito
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