Martyrs’ Memorial Monument and Museum


This 51m long martyrs’ memorial monument is found at the western side of the city. A war memorial, the Hawelti represents the 17 – year struggle of the people of Tigrai against the dictatorial military junta that ruled the country with iron fist. Various types of armaments used during the early stages of the war, photo graphs and historical documents are on display in the museum beneath the monument. The Hawelti also includes a world class conference center with all its facilities. The Hawelti is the city’s land mark. ReadMore