Surrounded by lower hills of the southern Semien Mountains, lies at 2,200m above sea level. The city of castles is one of Ethiopia’s most fascinating cities, founded by emperor Fasiledas in 1632. Gondar become the capital city of the country in subsequent years, several were built each unique in size and architecture. For many centuries it was the centre of fine arts, music, Science, religion, commerce and administration. The most interesting church of Gondar is Debre-Berhan Selasie; this Trinity church is built in a rectangular shape, its ceilings decorated with beautiful winged Angels, and its walls with impressive scenes depicting biblical events.