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Asheton Maryam Monastery

Lalibela, Lalibela 0116, Ethiopia
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Lalibela, Lalibela 0116, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I went to Lalibela in bad shape. This is why I had a tough time climbing up to Asheton. It was worth every it though. The panoramic view of Lalibela Town is breathtaking. Make sure to carry an extra t-shirt and...More

Thank Dennis K
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

and for the trails, there is 2 ways in order to reach this place from lalibela center, a trekking , nice one, around half day go and back or by car , you ll stop at the parking then you ll walk 20 minutes, the...More

Thank ksarman
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We drove to the end of the road, then walked up in the early morning. Low hanging clouds and fog made the walk surreal, and we met many young boys carrying things up and down the trail. We spent a couple of hours on top...More

Thank LindaGCalais_Vermont
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We started our 2 day/ 1 night trek here. one of the monks showed us the old scriptures which was very impressive. The trek was amazing and took us through villages and fields - allowing us to gain a better insight into rural Ethiopian life....More

Thank Jenni G
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

By far my favourite experience of Lalibella! It was a hard climb at first ( we started from the city), and for those who are not used to high altitude beware- it will take your breath away and not in a good way! But after...More

1  Thank Zer0oo
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

this place highly recomended if you travel to Lalibela, it gives a 360 degree of the panoramic view of Lalibela the Town.

Thank GoLocalAdvisor
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Loved thus Monastery , great carved walkway to get to it. The priest was very friendly. Part of a beautiful walk to Hudad Eco Lodge.

Thank DAVISFAMILY5
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We wanted to hike to the monastery without a guide, which is easy to do. The app maps. me (better than Google maps) shows part of the hiking trail. It begins with a dirt road, and soon a steep but doable hiking trail. The disadvantage...More

3  Thank J V
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The monastery is small and understated in comparison to those in Lalibela, though it does hold many sacred artifacts. However, the real attraction is the hike from Lalibela up to the monastery, which boasts of some spectacular views. I did this hike with a family...More

Thank Alice M
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

When you can visit that place on September,I am sure that it will be amazing!! They celebrate then the holy Mary and it is amazing to see the people dressed in white,go ustairs to Asheton Monastry

Thank _ingridwijns
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