Konso Cultural Centre, Konso

#9 of 26 in Things to do in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
Must see · World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Visit Konso Cultural Centre, part of a World Heritage Site that preserves the way of life of the agricultural Konso people. The Konso community's celebrated waga sculptures stand outside the center, which also displays other everyday items. Tour the village, where you can admire the skills in hut building and terraced farming, and learn about the communal life of these people. At the main square, see wooden poles representing each generation of the village's existence. Using our world travel planner, Konso attractions like Konso Cultural Centre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Konso Cultural Center is where the people of Konso, which are very nice and social to their guests, invite new people to their lifestyle. Most of our guests have an a crazy experiance when it comes...  more »
  • We enjoyed wandering through this old village. It’s been actively inhabited for hundreds of years. It’s actually a small city! The meeting areas and homes have an ancient feel to them!  more »

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