Yeha is situated 50km drive from east of Axum. It is another historic places adorned with an attractive rock pillars and buildings. The temple of Yeha is the oldest standing structure in Ethiopia and was the largest pre- Christian Temple. It was ancient capital of Sabeans where the founder of Axumite kingdom (in the pre- Axumite time). It was once a place where great civilizations dominated.
Yeha is constructed by the huge stone without the use of Mortal. This is a tower built in Sabean style and dated back 500B.C some prevails more with one side of its walls in ruin, is still intact and testifies to the advanced level of the people of those times.
The imposing ruins of Yeha temple is rectangular edifice. Though it is roofless and upper storey’s the ruins stand some twelve meters in height. The outer face edge and corners are superbly dressed with great precision in reflection of limestone as evening falls and the sun setting.