Axum

Axum

The ancient capital of Axum kingdom, the heir of which is Ethiopia. This is one of the oldest cities in the world, with the greatest treasures and history: it is here, according to the beliefs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, where Tablets of the Law, once exported by Menelik, the son of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon, from the Jerusalem Temple are stored. There are also several ancient mountain monasteries around Axum, such as Debre Damo, visiting them is an adventure in itself. The minimum duration of this part of the trip: 1 day.