Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269



The Mysterious Village of Daqq’a as a Potential Tourist Destination in Northwestern Ethiopia

Shegalem Fekadu*

Studying the battle field sites has a tremendous value in the reconstructions of humans past. The human history is a full of dramatic and tragedy events. In studying of those events in history, battle field site can played a pivotal role with tangible evidences. In view of this, the paper tried to show some of the evidences about the vanish of Zagwe dynasty and restoration of Solomonic dynasty at the specific battle field site called Daqq'a chirkos. The methodology to organize this paper was qualitative type of data, gathered through field survey, interview with elders and detailed observation. Some of the evidences are the tomb of Yitbarek (the last king of Zagwe dynasty) with the then 2 bishops and other tangible evidences. In addition to this, the evidence for probably disappeared town also found at the site. The site can be a best tourist destination area with its eye-catching natural resources surrounded the church. To conclude, certainly Yitbarek was killed there and the Zagwe dynasty was vanish after the activity which was performed at the battle as the evidences found at the site.

Published Date: 2019-04-26; Received Date: 2019-03-04