Fasil Ghebbi
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Architect unknown
Location Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region, Ethiopia   map
Date circa 1500 to 1700   timeline
Building Type fortress-city, walled city
 Construction System cut stone masonry
Style Hindu, Arabic, and Baroque
Notes A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Discussion Fasil Ghebbi Commentary

"Residence of Ethiopian emperor Fasilides and his successors during the 16th and 17th centuries, the fortress-city of Fasil Ghebbi, surrounded by a 900 metre wall, contains palaces, churches, monasteries and unique public and private buildings marked by Hindu and Arabic influences, and transformed by the baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries. "

— UNESCO

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Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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