Shire is one of the largest towns in the Tigray region in Ethiopia, it is situated in the Northern part the Country, shire is also known as Inda Selassie, and it is situated along the highway between Axum and Gondar. Axum is the most closest to it, it lies 60km east of Shire. The town is also home to its very own airport, the Shire airport. As of 2007, the population of the town stood at 47,284.
What to Do in Shire
The shire Wildlife Reserve is a major tourist destination in close proximity to shire town, it is home to a diverse species of birds, animals and trees. It is a very nice play to go sightseeing. Another attraction not too far from shire is the Simien Mountains National Park, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site, the park is home a several endangered species and a wide variety of wildlife. It is one of the most popular parks in the country and the most visited by tourist.
Hotels in Shire
You can easily get a decent place to sleep in Shire, as there are several hotels in Shire. The Gebar Shire Hotel is a very popular hotel in shire to stay in during your visit, it is situated in close proximity to the main roundabout in the centre of the town. Easy booking of this hotel is made available at Travel.jumia.com