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Axum Obelisk

Tigray, Northern Ethiopia


Axum, located in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, is a city steeped in history and known for its ancient archaeological sites. Axum is a city of great significance in Ethiopian history and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors to Axum can marvel at the remnants of a once-thriving civilization and explore the religious and cultural heritage that continues to shape the region. Here are some key places to visit in Axum:

  • Stelae of Axum: Explore the famous stelae fields, where large obelisks or stelae stand. The stelae are intricately carved and were erected as monuments, possibly as markers for royal tombs or to commemorate significant events.

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