Houses in this region are quite unusual for Ethiopia in that they are made mainly from stone, whereas in other regions it is common to see mud or stick houses. The environment here is very rocky so that must aid the construction of new houses, and in quite a large area of town new houses are being built. In the old part of town it is possible to see some very old houses and even some two-storey buildings. Here is a selection of houses in Abi Adi.

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