Portrait of a teenager near the airport in Bahir Dar. From Bahir Dar port can be accessed by boat to several historic churches and monasteries located on the lake, in its various islands. Most of them dating from the XVII century and is characterized by polychromatic richness of its walls, some of these churches have museums illuminated manuscripts, crowns and royal robes and ecclesiastical. Even today, some of these islands monasteries are forbidden to women, but others can be visited by both sexes. Furthermore, since the city depart tourist services to Niagara Blue Nile (Abay River), located about 30 km south of the city, and constitute one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.