Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What are the best activities to do in Aksum?
There’s a lot of interesting things that you can do in Aksum, Ethiopia. Some of the best things to do are listed below:
A day tour of Axum City
4D/5N trip to Danakil Depression from Axum
Day trip to Tigray Churches
A hike to the Simien Mountains
Q2. What is Aksum famous for?
They mark the site of ancient Ethiopia’s heart when the Kingdom of Aksum was the most powerful state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia. The massive ruins, which date from the first to the thirteenth centuries A.D., include monolithic obelisks, giant stelae, royal tombs, and the ruins of ancient castles.
Q3.What food did Aksum eat?
These proto-Ethiopians grew sorghum and herded cattle by the end of the millennium. They ate sorghum, barley, wheat, and possibly teff by the first or second millennium B.C., along with many other grains, vegetables, and pulses (lentils, fava beans, peas, chickpeas, and more).
Q4. Why did the Aksum Empire fall?
After battling Arabian armies, the empire had become isolated from civilizations when it came to trade. Their religion separated them and led to the decline of their power over the Red Sea trading ports.
Q5. Why you should visit Aksum?
To begin with, Axum is a UNESCO World Heritage site, one of nine in Ethiopia, which currently has the most of any African country. It’s also a lovely, safe small town with a vibrant living culture and that’s quite visible everywhere in the region.