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Axum Old Town description and photos - Ethiopia: Axum. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Axum.
Photo and descriptionAksum is the capital of the ancient Aksumite kingdom (1st millennium BC) ruled by the Solomon dynasty, who considered themselves descendants of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba. The city literally exudes an aura of antiquity. It is said that the Ethiopian king Menelik took the "Ark of the Covenant" from Jerusalem, and since then it has been secretly kept in the Church of the Virgin Mary in Aksum.
Topic: Old city of Axum (Axum) description and photos - Ethiopia: Axum.