Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave), Asmara

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
See the effect of Italian colonialism in Africa at Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave). A mix of Italian-influenced architectural styles fill the street, making it one of the most beautiful in Africa. Find Italian Rationalism, Furutism, and Novecento architecture created by Italian colonialists filling the area. The colony's impression doesn't end there; typically Italian meals, such as pizza and pasta, have almost become national dishes here. Find important buildings located along the street, including the old governor's palace located at the street's west end, and the old opera house to the east. Plan to see Liberation Avenue (also called Harnet Ave) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Asmara day trip app.
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  • The touristic main street with the cathedral and more, i.e. the tourism center. Some nice bars, where you get cold drinks of reasonable prices.  more »
  • Center of Asmara. Here is Italian cathedral and many pizzeria, cefeteria, boutiques, and turĂ­stic agency  more »

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