The World List of Tangibles of Tourist Attraction

The Obelisk of Axum  is a 4th-century AD, 24-meter-tall (79-feet) granite stele/obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes, in the city of Axum in Ethiopia. It is ornamented with two false doors at the base and features decorations resembling windows on all sides. The obelisk ends in a semi-circular top part, which used to be enclosed by metal frames.

Obelisk of Axum

Location: Axum, Ethiopia.

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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