Tiya - Ethiopia

Tiya in Ethiopia

Travel to Tiya, located in the Gurage Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region; Tiya is a must-visit destination for travelers interested in archaeology, history, and ancient mysteries. This UNESCO World Heritage Site features a collection of 36 megalithic stone stelae, some adorned with symbolic engravings.

When you visit Tiya, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the ancient stelae field, learn about the site’s fascinating history, and ponder the mysteries surrounding its origins and purpose. Our tours in Ethiopia offer the chance to immerse yourself in the enigmatic heritage of the intriguing Tiya archaeological site.

Tiya Ethiopia

“Tiya is a mysterious archaeological site in Ethiopia, famed for its enigmatic stone pillars and prehistoric heritage.”

Curiosities about Tiya:

  1. Tiya is in Ethiopia’s Gurage Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region.
  2. The site features 36 megalithic stone stelae, some with symbolic engravings.
  3. Tiya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  4. The purpose and origin of the site remain a mystery.
  5. Visa on arrival is available for many nationalities, and you can travel to Tiya.

Visit Tiya

Embark on a guided tour of the Tiya archaeological site to learn about its history, cultural significance, and the mysteries surrounding the stone stelae.

Admire the intricately carved symbols on some of the stelae, which provide valuable insight into the artistic and cultural practices of the people who created them.

Contemplate the enigmatic origins and purpose of the site as you wander among the ancient stone pillars, connecting with a fascinating chapter of Ethiopia’s prehistoric past.

Map of Tiya

Discover Tiya

  • Megalithic Stelae: Explore the collection of 36 enigmatic stone pillars at the heart of the site.
  • Symbolic Engravings: Admire the intricate carvings found on some of the stelae.
  • Archaeological Site: Uncover the mysteries and history of this intriguing UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Photography: Capture the captivating stone pillars and the ancient aura of Tiya.

Travel to Tiya

List of tours in Ethiopia that travel to Tiya.

Photos of Tiya

Images of the mysterious Tiya archaeological site showcasing its enigmatic stone pillars and prehistoric heritage in Ethiopia.