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Cinema Roma, Asmara

#6 of 18 in Things to do in Eritrea
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Cinema Roma represents an example of the Italian influence on Eritrean architecture and culture. Visit to get an insight into the life and art of the early 20th century in the capital, through the design of the cinema, which still works today. See the entrance, richly decorated with a large grey marble surface carved with its name, and insight you’ll feel like you’ve gone back to the '30s, when the cinema was built. There’s a cafe inside, and you can catch a movie in one of several different languages. For Cinema Roma and beyond, use our Asmara online sightseeing planner to get the most from your Asmara vacation.
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  • Lovely century old cinema with original features and lots of object d’art. The main theatre is really impressive and worth a look. Make sure you get a macchiato in the stylish, bustling cafe.  more »
  • There you can buy drinks. Not very invitable. Look from the outside is enough. Easy reachable by foot.  more »

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