Ethiopia Historical Sites

More so than any other African nation, Ethiopia has been able to preserve its rich history. Today, visitors can reap the rewards of ancient Abyssinia’s fierce patriotism by visiting the country’s many religious and historic sites.

 The most popular of Ethiopia’s historic sites include the famous Churches of Lalibela, the beautiful Gondar castles, and the ancient city of Askum.

  • Aksum

    Once an important military, religious, and agricultural trading hub, the city of Askum today st...

  • Lalibela

    The eleven Lalibela churches were carved from red volcanic rock in the 13th century. Legend has it that men ca...

  • Lake Tana & Bahir Dar

    The source of the Blue Nile, Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia.  From the city of Bahir Dar, intrepi...

  • Gondar

    You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re in Europe when you first see the stunning Gondar  castles, but these impressive monuments were once ...