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Enno Littmann St, Axum, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This resturant is amazing great food great place we loved it the food taste yummmmmy smells good too , me and my kids are very picky but this time they loved everything food for four people with 3 starter dishes and 1 kids meal 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zezekhalil
Reviewed 27 April 2018

These tombs are situated away from the hustle and bustle of the town. It is important to have a good guide(book) to help you here to explain what it is that you see. You will see a lot of stones and rubble, but the tombs...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit to see the breadth of excellent stone work of what must have been a highly developed civilization. A short drive from the center of town, but you can imagine what must have been there if you can envision the palace that was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank David K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you've been to Machu Pichu in Peru (15th century), you'll recognise the sophistication of the building techniques used in these tombs, yet these are said to date from the 6th century, and were built one for King Kaleb, and one for his son. The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank therapina
Reviewed 1 March 2017

You will need a guide with experience of the antiquity of these 2 tombs to appreciate the work that has gone into them and they are still working working on the digs. There is also a wonderful view from the top of the surrounding countryside

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kimlet
Reviewed 27 February 2017

You definitely need a guide here as there is no visitor information on hand. This site dates back to the 6th Century and has a great view of the mountains of Adwa in the distance. Above ground, a sort of raised courtyard combines the two...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We made a visit ti Tomb of king Kaleb and Gebre Meskel on the second day of our arrival in Aksum. History lover's should not miss the opportunity to do so.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank asaa_roman
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The tomb was discovered under the building of kings Kaleb palace . Not excavated in full yet . Legend tells his bones lie in a rock with no opening . Interesting .very nice view from the hill .

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

An experience not to be misses when traveling to Ethiopia. For a full and true understanding of the importance of this experience it is paramount that one employs the services of good guide, hopefully one with archaeological experience, to explain just where Axum, the Axumite...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank E120NBianc
Reviewed 1 June 2016

History. Guide Haile Demewoz made it come alive. Look. It's all about the joints of the stone. They fit exact. Truly amazing. The period of time these were chiseled and laid is astounding. Don't miss it! Put AXUM in your tour. I flew into Addis...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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