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Ferrovia Coloniale Massawa-Asmara

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IT COULD BE A JEWEL BUT...

...it may probably work only on a chartered basis or occasionally on Sunday and only dor a short... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2015
italcan2013
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Rome, Italy
A fabulous authentic experience

The train from Massawa to Asmara is one of a kind and offers a genuinely authentic experience. If... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2015
FrenchTraveler001
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Paris, France
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22 Dec 2015
“IT COULD BE A JEWEL BUT...”
5 Jan 2015
“A fabulous authentic experience”
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Massawa, Eritrea
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

...it may probably work only on a chartered basis or occasionally on Sunday and only dor a short trip, very far from Massawa. The railway station in Asmara, an old Italian jewel dated 1911, is in terrible shape. But in its decadence it is still...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2015

The train from Massawa to Asmara is one of a kind and offers a genuinely authentic experience. If it runs when you are in Asmara, don't hesitate to try it!

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Reviewed 5 March 2013

On our first tour planned for Eritrea, the trip included Asmara and the deserted town of Massawa. I have to say that despite how destroyed and how ruined the old city is, it had an amazing character. You almost feel you are walking into an...More

4  Thank Ihab Z
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