Lalibela

Lalibela

Description

Holy city for Ethiopia’s Orthodox Christians, Lalibela is famous for its eleven Medieval monolithic churches carved into the rock.

The city was first listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978.

We will show you the various churches that make up this extraordinary site:

  • to the northwest, six churches: the House of Mount Sinai, Koudous-Mikaël, Bete Gologota-Selassié, Sainte-Marie, Sainte-Croix and the church of the World’s Savior,
  • the four churches in the southeastern group: the church of Gabriel and Rafael, the church of Saint Mercurius, the Abba Matâ’a church and the Emmanuel church,
  • the Saint-Georges church located alone to the southwest.
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