Asmara in the World Heritage List: Between the Realities of Nomination and Beyond+Video

Asmara´s unique urban heritage was ironically protected since the 1940s till independence as no major construction took place during those years. The period was marked by the strong sentiment of Eritreans to own their capital amid the long struggle for independence and the city became the hallmark of pride after the liberation of the country from colonization.

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