Situated in the northern district of the Tigray region of Ethiopia lies the charming and historically rich, Mekele. Mek'ele is a perfect location for holidays and business seeing as it boasts stunning architecture, breathtaking desert landscape and a myriad of culturally important sites.
The culturally rich small town is famed for its rock-hewn church and the amazing landscape of the deserts.
One of the main tourist attractions in Mek Ele is Yohannes lV Museum. Formerly a palace, the museum was built for Emperor Yohannes lV and is crammed with interesting exhibits from the era.
Another major attraction is the The Church of Tekla Haimanot, one of the oldest churches in the world and attracts thousands of tourists each year. Gheralta Rock is also hugely popular with visitors, these beautiful mountains can be appreciated from below, or the more adventurous might wish to climb the rock and admire the carved rock churches at the summit.