Obelisk of Axum, Axum

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Walk with the animals at Obelisk of Axum, a private reserve on Lake Naivasha peninsula in the Great Rift Valley. Created in 1988 when an island became a peninsula, today the park is patrolled by armed guides for anyone wishing to take a guided tour. Accessible by boat or by road, the park hosts giraffes, buffalo, elands, hippos which you can spot from the island. Fish-eagles, ospreys, pelicans and cormorants are among over 200 bird species observable here. A private boating club on the peninsula offers sailing activities. To visit Obelisk of Axum and get the most from your holiday in Axum, create itinerary details personal to you using our Axum online sightseeing planner .
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  • These ruins are incredible. I can't fathom how such large stones were formed and raised into the positions they're in by earlier peoples.  more »
  • Worth seeing the majesty and splendour of these obelisks... the museum is ok too, though not exceptional as stated in the Brady guide.  more »
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  • One of the amaizing ancient civilizations and architectural art found in Ethiopia!
  • So much more beneath the obelisk. Didnt know that till I visited them. Should have heard more in history class that there were graves underneath. 😂😂
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