Bahir Dar (or Bahar Dar) is one of the largest cities in Ethiopia. It is also one of the main tourist destinations in the country as it acts as a gateway to Lake Tana and Blue Nile River attractions. Bahir Dar is known for its wide roads lined with palm trees and a variety of colorful flowers. The city lies on the southern tip of Lake Tana, at an average altitude of 1830 meters above sea level.
Today the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia has developed into a place of extensive social, political and economic activities. It is best known as tourist town.
Hotels in this city have beautiful tropical gardens, good restaurant, and swimming pools. They are mostly placed in strategic locations within the city. You will find different types of hotels this city has to offer, from cheap hotels to luxury ones as well as lodges. Bahar dar hotels are equipped with modern facilities including spacious guest rooms, shower and toilet, wardrobe/closet, balcony, fridge, restaurant and swimming pool to make your stay more comfortable.
Among the popular lodges and hotels are the 4 star Kuriftu Resort Bahir Dar and the Summerland Hotel, which are located at the shores of Lake Tana. The hotels have an amazing view of the lake. The other good hotels this city has to offer are Avanti Blu Nile, and Homeland Hotel located close to Bahir Dar Airport and Papyrus Hotel which is situated within the city centre.
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There are a lot of things to do in Bahir Dar. The attention of many visitors is captured by the natural, historical and cultural attraction sites in and around the city.
There are many boat tours available for tourist visiting the lakes, The Blue Nile Falls, Lake Tana, Emperor Haile Selassie's palaces, Tis Abay (waterfall) are part of the tourism places to visit in city.