The Ancient Settlement in the Abyssinian Highlands of Tigrai


This spectacular archaeological complex is located about 54km northeast of Aksum. It can be easily reached by car via the completely asphalted highway linking Aksum to Adigrat through the magnificent scenery of the Adwa Mountains. Keep following the road beyond Adwa until the signboard indicating Yeha appears on the left side of the road, approximately 49km from Aksum. Then turn left onto the unpaved track and follow it about 5km until it reaches the square at the center of the village. The famous temple and Abba Aftse Church are located on the small round hill above the village square ReadMore