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Adigrat is a city around 120 km north of Mekele. It's the capital of Tigray region in Northern Ethiopia.


A street scene in Adigrat in 2014

Get in[edit]

From Hawzien there are direct minibuses leaving from the Hawzien bus station (July 2019).

Get around[edit]


A view of Adigrat in 2009
  • Castle ruins. Two former castles, built during the 18th century Zemene Mesafint era, when Ethiopia was split up into small independent regions.
  • 1 Cathedral of the Holy Saviour (በመንፈስ ቅዱስ በመድኃኒታችን ካቴድራል). Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, Adigrat (Q26756845) on Wikidata Cathedral of the Holy Saviour, Adigrat on Wikipedia
  • A local market, a bit east of Golgolta Medhanialem Church. The market runs every day.







Go next[edit]

Aksum - there are direct minibuses departing from the bus station, costing around 65 ETB (July 2019).

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