The Preservation Problems of Harar City

Woredekal, Solomon (1987) The Preservation Problems of Harar City. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 1073-1078. [Book Section]

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Harar is one of the most romantic and colourful cities in Ethiopia. It lies in the southeast hills on the edges of the desert that stretches all the way to the Gulf of Aden. The city, with its walls, red buildings and lime-washed shrines has been attracting explorers and adventurers for many years.

Item Type: Book Section
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Woredekal, SolomonUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: historic town; conservation of historic monuments; urban fabric; conservation measures; World Heritage List
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 12. Historic towns and villages
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town, Ethiopia
UNESCO WHC Number: 1189
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2011 11:57
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2011 11:57
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/816

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