Fasiladas Bath Timket, Gonder

4.2
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Enjoy a stroll through the scenic gardens at Fasiladas Bath Timket, a large rectangular pool used for baptism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. A stone summer house (built as a summer residence for royalty) overlooks the water, surrounded by a green park. The pool is filled with water once a year for the country's most important festival, making it the final destination of Ethiopia's colorful holiday procession, the Timket, emulating Christ's baptism. Plan to visit Fasiladas Bath Timket during your Gonder vacation using our convenient Gonder tour planner.
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  • We liked the bath. It is very attractive. It has an interesting history. it is a very peaceful spot.  more »
  • A fascinating place and alluring architectural achievement that is well worth seeing. Very crowded around Timket (Epiphany).  more »
  • This building and its surrounding pool (empty except on January 19) is amazing. We would have like to have seen it when it is filled with water from the local river, but it's very impressive even...  more »

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