Fasilides’ Castle


Painting of Fasilidas’ Castle   Photo credit: Africa Access

Paintings and photographs of the castle of Emperor Fasilidas at Gondar, Ethiopia can be found in many local restaurants in Washington, DC. In 1636 King Fasilides founded Gondar, declared it Ethiopia’s  capital, and commissioned its first palace. Fasilides’ Castle. National Parks Worldwide


Fasilides’ Castle, Gondar   Photo credit: Wikimedia,  Bernard Gagnon – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,