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Holy Trinity Cathedral

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Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
+251 91 982 9515
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While I wouldn't make visiting Holy Trinity a priority, it was a pleasant stop on my tour around Addis. There is a beautiful central dome, and the exterior of the back of the church is quite pretty. Otherwise it is not particularly remarkable.

Thank JourneysFromSeattle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique blend of political and religious history. The former emperor and his wife are buried here. You have to take your shoes off to go inside. The guide was very knowledgeable. Recommend.

Thank GypsyTraveller94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the church as part of the days activities with our guide. The church was nice and clean. We had a small tour with our guide on the history of the church. If your in Addis doing a tour, try to fit this church...More

Thank sup409
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to visit with tranquil gardens and many objects to be seen from the royal family. Emperor haile selassie's tomb is inside the cathedral.

Thank Soccerweekend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is indeed a worthwhile visit. It was built to celebrate end of Italian occupation The stained glass windows and the attention to detail is so beautiful We were there on the holy virgins day, so were fortunate enough to witness a mass Interestingly, the...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The artwork inside the church is amazing! Its a wonder how they reached the ceiling to place the chandelier and artwork in the ceiling. Due to the inside of church having little light, its hard to capture images with camera and flash is not allowed....More

Thank WisdomInspires
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My daughter and I visited for morning services. The church and grounds are beautiful, but we were really impressed by the sincerity and warmth of the worshippers. It is smaller and less ornate than the great churches of Europe, but it is certainly worth a...More

Thank StephenC4892
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This Cathedral was built by Emperor Haile Selassie and is very impressive. The stained glass windows are beautiful and enhance the aura of spirituality of the place. Many prominent Ethiopians are buried in the Cathedral lawns

Thank ProdiptoB2
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This beautiful and majestic church sits right next to the Ethiopian parliament building and is worth your time. Aside from the church are the graves of many of the countries great leaders. This church also houses the tombs of the Emperor and his wife. The...More

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Beautiful church steeped in history. Inside the church see where Haile Selassie and his wife are buried. In the graveyard outside are many luminaries, including Sylvia Pankhurst.

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8 December 2017|
Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , Of course there out side the church on the main road , you may find regular minibus Taxi (3 to 10 birr) or Contract Automobile Taxi (150 to 300 Birr), to the the place which you have mentioned !
6 December 2017|
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Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Every Wednesday and Friday the mass start in the mid day . If you are interested to attend the Mass you must be there earlier than the Mass starts in the mid day(which is 11:30 am the mass starts at 12:00 am then ends at... More
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Response from Habtamukebadu | Reviewed this property |
Yes every one is welcome to Attend Mass Service at this Church! There is a regular daily mass and the best Time to visit is on the day of SELASIE which is often on the 7th of each month, EC it could be 15/16 GC. Sunday is... More