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Eritrea’s Capital, a.k.a the ‘Miami of Africa’, Could Become Africa’s Next World Heritage Site

asmara art-deco World Heritage Site
Surprise no more. Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea, will be Africa’s next World Heritage site. (Photo: © Edward Denison)

By Mail & Guardian,

Be prepared to be surprised. Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea, has one of the largest collections of modernist architecture in the world, impressive features that bolster the application made on February 1 for it to be listed as a World Heritage site.  Continue reading Eritrea’s Capital, a.k.a the ‘Miami of Africa’, Could Become Africa’s Next World Heritage Site