The Konso Zone has outstanding natural scenery. The Karat city (the capital of the Konso Zone) is a metamorphic/basement block of the southern Rift Valley System. The Zone has got Palaeoanthropological, archaeological, anthropological, historical and natural attractions. One of the Oldest Acheulian Stone tools and human and animal fossils which are of millions of years old are found in the zone. Konso has walled cities with unique architectural and cultural manifestations and which are registered as World Heritage site by the UNESCO. The traditional terraces in Konso manifest the industrious culture of the Konso Society.