The city of Harar and the wall Harar is considered to be one of the world heritages sites also the oldest cities. Harar is considered a prime Muslim holy city, and within its walls are no less than 90 mosques. It was founded in the 12th century and in 1520 was captured by Ahmed Gragn who from Harar invaded large parts of Ethiopia. The major beauties of Harar are its colorful people and its unique atmosphere. It's a pleasure to walk around the city, look at the people and bargain at the markets. As a centre of commerce, which it used to be, Harar feels like a place where people live and let live.