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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very nice place to get into this church and sit for a while. It also has a collection of ancient antiques and visitors could enjoy seeing some of them used during the Adwan Era. The church compound is also a quiet and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aambelu
Reviewed 9 September 2019

very peaceful and well looked after cathedral - a must do. Very spiritual and in good use by city folk it seems - nice fountains nearby too

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BillyAmsterdam
Reviewed 27 August 2019

We went to visit this cathedral. After few steps inside we made a selfie and someone from the staff came to say us (with very bad manners and speaking aloud) that we could not make pictures in the compound without pay the ticket. I said...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rafa E
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

St George is almost everywhere and anything to Ethiopia, a very significant saint and person to them. The Church is grand and beautiful and once you get in the church yard you will see peope just sitting or praying and just relaxing. You will at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank larrybiboy
Reviewed 19 May 2019

I couldn't go inside the cathedrale as the guard told me it was closed. The outside building is beautiful and the nice garden is a good spot to rest from all the walking to get there.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elise P
Reviewed 24 April 2019

Incredible that this place was not overflowing with guests but they said it was "off season." Love all the sacred symbolism, history, such impressive design. A rare gem.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Spessmom
Reviewed 14 April 2019

St. George's Cathedral is truly a beautiful and magnificent church...well worth the visit. I wuld receommed addidin to your visit to Addis Ababa

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sjnomad4ever
Reviewed 8 February 2019

The cathedral is walkable from the Piazza in the middle of a large traffic junction/hub. Crossing the road is a bit of an adventure. The courtyard of the cathedral provides some peace to visitors. When we were there the church is closed but a guy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 354tl
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

There must be something wrong when a country charges more to visit a church than to visit museums. Visiting Lalibela churches: USD 50. Holy Trinity Church in Addis Ababa: 200 birrs. St. George’s Cathedral, also in Addis Ababa: 200 birrs. Visiting NATIONAL Museum: 10 birrs....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MundocomoCasa
Reviewed 16 January 2019

There is a fee of 200 Birr per person. Beware not to take pictures before you pay the fees or you will be fined or asked to delete the pictures. You enter the gate of the church and you thought you would just visit the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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As I recall, it was ETB 50 or so.
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