Monastery in Adwa

Monastery of Abba Garima

In the mountains about 5km due east of Adwa, the monastery of Abba Garima is said to have been founded by one of the Nine Saints in the 6th century. It’s known for its collection of religious artefacts, including...

Monument in Adwa


On the Aksum side of town is a monument to the victims of, and victors over, the Derg.