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Interesting but dark and not properly presented

We were looking forward to visit the place after spending time in the village. The place itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
70ava
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Beijing, China
Great museum

The museum is small but well designed with great explanations (of course when power is off the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Uwe W
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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On the road with Stawberry Fields Eco-Lodge, Konso, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking forward to visit the place after spending time in the village. The place itself is nicely built, but the exhibits are all in semi-darkness, and you basically need a torch to read the interesting texts. The staff is totally bored, no knowledge...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The museum is small but well designed with great explanations (of course when power is off the lighing isn't great), so really worth a visit - which depending on how much you read shouldn't take more than 45 minutes.

Thank Uwe W
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

One of 12 villages in Konso named a UNESCO World Heritage Site to preserve the 800 year old cultural traditions and stone walls encircling the village. Each family has its own compound within the village. Our guide, Belacheu, gave us an excellent tour and explanations...More

Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had a local guide (mandatory) , very knowledgeable, Walking us through one of the biggest villages. THe organisation of the Konso people are very sophisticated and it is very interesting from a social poitn of view. The system with a mandatory local guide is...More

Thank Eva L
Reviewed 22 February 2018

this small museum is a must after a visit to the Konso village. It is a great initiative to have gathered here to protect them from being stollen remaining Waqas. I was alone visiting it but it was really worth it

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Konso area is an amazing Unesco World Heritage site due to its terrace farming, small terraces turned over by hand ploughs; its stone walls around the village and its culture. The hilltop area of the village we visited was over 800 years old and...More

2  Thank therapina
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This museum has an amazing collection of WAKA poles -- very interestingly carved. Modest entrance fee, good displays written in English.

Thank R00catt
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Increadibly clean and organized villages, beautiful architecture, hard working people. Not as colorful as other tribes but clean and essential. Our children enjoyed playing with the local children, had great cultural exchange.

Thank ffrige
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Konso village :- about 95km drive from arbminch you will find the marvelous land scape of konso people famous by their terracing system, walled village, waka is the carved wooden status used for as a grave marker. Konso people they erect this status to memorized...More

1  Thank tommyslmn
Reviewed 26 March 2016

An interesting place to visit konso new york found in geserigio. you have also got the people who accept a gust. konso have a town called karat the capital city of konso.

2  Thank george826
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