Yeha in Ethiopia

Travel to Yeha, located in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia; Yeha is a must-visit destination for travelers interested in archaeology, history, and ancient civilizations. Believed to be the oldest standing structure in Ethiopia, the Great Temple of Yeha dates back to the Sabean period, around the 5th century BCE. The site is also home to an archaeological museum and the remains of other ancient buildings.

When you visit Yeha, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the fascinating Great Temple, learn about the history of the Sabean civilization, and marvel at the archaeological finds housed in the local museum. Our tours in Ethiopia offer the chance to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the captivating Yeha site.

Yeha Ethiopia

“Yeha is an ancient and historically significant site in Ethiopia, famed for its well-preserved temple and archaeological treasures.”

Curiosities about Yeha:

  1. Yeha is located in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia.
  2. The site is home to the Great Temple of Yeha, which dates back to the 5th century BCE.
  3. Yeha is believed to be the oldest standing structure in Ethiopia.
  4. The site is associated with the ancient Sabean civilization.
  5. Yeha’s archaeological museum houses numerous artifacts from the region.
  6. Visa on arrival is available for many nationalities, and you can travel to Yeha.

Visit Yeha

Embark on a guided tour of the Yeha site to learn about its history, architectural significance, and the ancient Sabean civilization once inhabited the area.

Admire the well-preserved Great Temple, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the Sabean people’s architectural prowess and religious practices.

Visit the Yeha archaeological museum to explore the artifacts uncovered at the site and throughout the region, including pottery, coins, and inscriptions.

Map of Yeha

Discover Yeha

  • Great Temple of Yeha: Explore the oldest standing structure in Ethiopia, dating back to the 5th century BCE.
  • Archaeological Museum: Discover the treasures and artifacts uncovered at Yeha and throughout the region.
  • Sabean Civilization: Learn about the ancient civilization once inhabited Yeha and its surrounding area.
  • Photography: Capture the captivating architecture and the rich historical aura of Yeha.

Travel to Yeha

List of tours in Ethiopia that travel to Yeha.

Photos of Yeha

Images of the ancient and historically significant Yeha site showcasing its well-preserved temple and archaeological treasures in Ethiopia.