Covered Bazaar, Massawa

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Located in the commercial part of the city, Covered Bazaar used to be a prominent street market, but today only the remains of its most famous part--the roof--still stand. The bazaar was built in the Turkish period, in the shape of a boat, with intricate decorations and engravings. Now you can visit and imagine the smells, colors, and the buzz that used to fill the air here. Plans to renovate the bazaar could see it recapture its former glory. To visit Covered Bazaar on your holiday in Massawa, and find out what else Massawa has to offer, use our Massawa travel site .
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  • As an amateur photographer I just loved this square. One cannot miss it: From the Dahlak Hotel cross the bridge and just walk straight! The building with the arches is so picture perfect! And with a s...  more »
  • One can make out how beautiful Massawa would be in its glorious days. The entire old city is built with Turkish influence which you can witness by looking at the ruins of the old buildings. There are ...  more »
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