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Laas Geel, Hargeysa

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Explore the ancient cave paintings tucked away in Laas Geel, a set of rock formations. Dating back to the Neolithic age, the drawings depict what the settlers experienced in their daily life. Survey the paintings of animals, many representing the cow. Some stand dressed in robes, signifying their importance to the ancient people, who also feature in the cave wall images. Put Laas Geel into our Hargeysa visit planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hargeysa.
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  • Even if it is expensive to come here (you must hire a 4x4 with driver and a guard) it is an amazing visit. You are in the middle of the desert, the paintings are incredibly beautiful and well...  more »
  • The history nerd in me has wanted to visit Laas Geel for awhile! My tour company Somaliland travel and tours took me here and I enjoyed every second. The historic drawings and paintings inside not...  more »
  • This is the history of US. It needs to be recognized, protected and studied.
  • I feel like i want to come back here but also i recommend this place to people that are highly interested in history of the country

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