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The church of Yemrehanna Kristos is one of Ethiopia's best-preserved late Axumite churches, and is named for a twelfth-century Zagwe priest-king and saint. The church is located inside a large natural cavern on a hill in northern Ethiopia, set in a...more
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To get to this church You need to climb up the mountains but there is good stairs. Be prepared for a hike. The entrance is partly under a water fall. The church is build inside a cave and behind there is a huge stock of...More
It is a beautiful place very different from all the other churches in the area. Driving time was only 1 hour. If you are in the area on October 29 (and not October 10 as mistakenly mentioned in the Lonely Planet guide) - make sure...More
While this site is 1.5 hours away from Lalibela, the drive is absolutely gorgeous. The site itself is exceptional, located in a natural cave, and ornate carved and painted ceilings in the interior. For a small tip my guide arranged for me to see a...More
after an hour road trip where we saw the good country side and the life how hard it is there, different to Lalibela, we walked for 25 minutes up a hill to reach the Cave with the monastery right inside.
Our guide educated us on...More
Takes about 1 hour 45 minutes from the town, the first stage strangely being a bit rough. Lovely views all the way so time flew, 10 minutes hike up and you’re in front of the cave in which the church is built. I can’t say...More