Tomb of Adam, Lalibela

4.1
#5 of 7 in Historic Sites in Lalibela
Hollowed into a stone, Tomb of Adam tells different stories of religion and history. Above the entrance, you can see a cross in the stone. Get inside this old church, and explore the stone passages. The tomb together with the Church of Golgotha symbolizes the Holy Sepulchre. Explore the site and enter other churches to see the ancient architecture and learn about the religion. In order not to miss this hidden gem, hire a guide, who will inform you in detail about the sites. Make Tomb of Adam a centerpiece of your Lalibela vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Lalibela tour itinerary builder site .
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  • This isn't a church...it's a doorway to the church complex. It's not what I expected by the name, Walk through here on the way in or out to explore the churches. We used it as an exit. I think it'd be...  more »
  • I'm know I'm a symbol, much like Adam graves did not know. Leaving the Church passed through.
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  • Great place to first enter and realize where you are in ancient history. Photos from these steps make a great memory. The trenches are not difficult but just remember you need to remove your shoes at ...  more »
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  • Tomb is nothing special
  • Worth to see. In the middle of a deep ditch near Bet Golgotha and Bet Uraiel is the so-called Tomb of Adam, which is a hollow in a large block of stone. There is nothing in the middle. Two rooms, which once served as the cell by hermits. The very idea of forge in the rock the other Jerusalem is worthy of admiration.
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