Best Things To Do in Aksum, Ethiopia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Aksum.

Aksum may not be as popular as other cities in Ethiopia, but don’t let that fool you. Aksum is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Aksum.

If you have plans to visit Ethiopia and are not sure if Aksum should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Aksum and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Aksum

Here is the list of things to do in Aksum and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Tsion

    4.4 (42 Votes)
    Tsion Image

    Church, Religious Site

    Address: Aksum, Ethiopia

    Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion is situated in Axum and is an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church which claims to have the Ark of the Covenant. The Church is said to have been originally built at the time of Ezana’s reign during fourth century AD and since then has been reconstructed innumerable times. On thisa day, Church of Our Lady Mary ...Read more
  2. Archaeological Museum

    4 (42 Votes)
    Archaeological Museum

    Museum, Archaeological Site

    Address: Aksum, Ethiopia

    Archaeological Museum in Aksum has a large collection of a variety of artifacts that let you know the ancient lifestyle. The artifacts range from ordinary household objects to age-old inscriptions that are over 2500 years old. The museum is well laid out which lets you navigate easily and take a look at all the items that are on display. It is ...Read more
  3. Dungur

    3.9 (21 Votes)

    Ancient Ruin, Archaeological Site

    Address: 3, Aksum, Ethiopia

    Dungur, locally and popularly known as Palace of the Queen of Sheba, is an archaeological site in Aksum. The place presents ruins of the Palace from where the Queen of Sheba ruled the Ethiopian Empire. The palace holds historical importance and is a piece of study not only for those who love history but also for those studying architecture. Tho...Read more
  4. Aksum University

    3.3 (10 Votes)
    Aksum University

    Address: Aksum, Ethiopia

    Aksum University is the pioneer of higher education in Ethiopia. It is situated in the northern part of the country and is spread over 100 hectares. It was founded in May 2006 and has continued to attract an increasing number of students ever since. Currently, the university conducts courses in Social Sciences and Languages, Business and Economi...Read more
  5. Axum Airport

    3.5 (79 Votes)
  6. Shire Indasslassie

    4.5 (8 Votes)
  7. Ark Of The Convenant

    4.1 (42 Votes)