Asmara the Capital City of Eritrea was converted form a scattered villages to a modern city by the Italians by the turn of the last century. The art Deco’s of the 1920’s is spectacular and it attests the feat of engineering of the Italian colonial era. Thus there are more than 400 buildings to be recognized by UNESCO
Asmara city tour began At: Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara, Maekel Region Asmara, the capital of Eritrea is the largest City. Lying at an altitude of 2400 meters above sea level the City has a year round pleasant climate at a range of 18-25 Celsius. Even during the summer time Asmara has an enjoyable climate. The modern city of Asmara was literally created by the Italians between the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Century.
The city’s elegant streets and the adjoining promenade are comfortable for day or night walking. The city now accommodates more than 400 art Deco buildings officially recognized by UNESCO. The city maintains its cleanliness, which is commended by many visitors. One of the attractive features of Asmara, in particular and the country in general is that it is the safest place to enjoy. One would feel as if one is in Rome when touring Asmara. Many Italians use to call it “Asmara Bella” .meaning “Asmara the beautiful”.