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Not what you expect

Really just a locals pool with nothing to make you want to spend any time there. If it wasn;t for... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
David K D
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Fairmont Hot Springs, Canada
Interesting but...

This is interesting but only worth the visit if you are in the area. It is part of the wider... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
jaral1202158
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Really just a locals pool with nothing to make you want to spend any time there. If it wasn;t for their use of the name "Queen pf Sheba" you would not even give it a passing visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David K D
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is interesting but only worth the visit if you are in the area. It is part of the wider historical perspective of the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jaral1202158
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I always wonder if the Bath of Saba was as mudy as it is now back on the days when she was rulling.Was she taking bath here for real?or was it just named after her.There is no much written about Queen Saba/Nigiste Saba/ Bath.But much...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank martham869
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a very large bath mostly, when we passed by, being used by local boys. The water is every bit as murky as the photos show and you won't likely want to try it out. Driving by was enough for us and we had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We came here as it was part of the guide book. The bath was pretty murky and full of rubbish. There isn't to much information about this site and we didn't really find it interesting at all. There is however a vantage point on the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This is the place where the queen of Sheba used to bathe. How fun is it to believe that. It never dries up and locals still bathe here and swim. 7 meters deep at the high point and still 2 meters deep at the end...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jan F
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a very big pool and very old. Once a year it is filled with water to celebrate one of the religious festivals

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mada102464
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

You can just drive past this puddle of muddy water probably used as a reservoir rather than a queen's bath? I do not feel missing anything by not coming to see it. You can actually get a glimpse of it from the ruins of Askum...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Thorsbolt
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Visited this as part of a trip in Axum - well worth having a guide as with all things in Ethiopia - this was one of 4 places visited

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ann L
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A very old water reservoir according to belief the pool of queen Sheba. Filled by rain water . Used today also for laundry by the locals.

Date of experience: December 2016
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