Biete Medhane Alem, Lalibela

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  • It was first seen rock churches. It is great. Really impressed by. During the mass or even done yet that seems. Told the guide who sees a great sight to 1/7 Christmas.
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  • Also known as the house of the saviour of the world. The largest of the Lalibela rock hewn churches. Has 72 pillars supporting it. Interesting church to view. Interior is large and spacious. Quite dif...  more »
  • We were very fortunate to view this area and many churches on a Sunday morning. We planned it for just about 8:30 to 9 o'clock. The service would be ending and the pilgrims would all be leaving the ar...  more »
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  • Amazing place. Sunday morning ceremony was crowded but amazing. Amen 🙏🏽
  • Fantastic structure, it was the first stop in our visit to Lalibela and its gigantic walls and columns caused a memorable and possitive impression. The light is beautiful in the afternoon, making the stone change colors as the sun changes position.
  • The first and largest church on the tour. There is a fantastic 7 kg solid gold cross that is rarely brought out, it was stolen once. There are also the 'graves' of the patriarchs. Abraham, Jacob and Joseph. You can ask about how you can test whether you are with sin or not.
  • Its good to go with a tour guide to appreciate the history of the church
  • One of the largest rock hewn church of Lalibela, in this church you will find the holy cross of King Lalibela named Afro Ayigeba
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