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Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to visit if you are in Addis. Be respectful as this is a holy place, and the environment is totally genuine (and not touristic).

Thank NGarcia65
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We paid the ridiculous entry fee and expected something much more. A guide took us through the church and explained the history and significance of things. There is a little museum at the back and an interesting graveyard at the right back.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This churches built in the 8-sided fashion of most Ethiopian Orthodox churches and has a great museum. Entrance to the Church (with a guide) is 200Birr each and the museum will cost a bit more with the same guide. It is all worth it. Inside...More

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 31 May 2018

the building seems simple but you can feel the special culture inside , Ethiopia is not full of luxury building but you will be have simple mind to feel their long history .

Thank Keris W
Reviewed 15 May 2018

There is from my side not much to write about this. People who love to visit cathedrals, churches, mosques are maybe happy with it. I personally did not find it exciting but then again, I never have that with those objects.

Thank frans1954
Reviewed 30 April 2018

inside the fence of those religious place there is the cathedral and one museum this one is tiny but interesting, for 100 BIR you ll see some well preserved religious priest clothes, and ceremony stuff the Cathedral is nice but what is magical it s...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The cathedral with its distinctive octagonal form was commissioned by Minilik ll in 1896 after the defeat of the Italians in Adwa-Tigray region. The architecture is considered as an example of a European interpretation of Ethiopian church-architecture. It has a great history throughout given that...More

1  Thank Martin Z
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We saw the church and the small museum and it was very interesting. The guide explained about the painting inside the church and it was unusual for us to see religious painting and political painting. Very interesting church

Thank Asularry
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very close to many of the cheap hotels at Piazza. Quiet spot in a hectic area. Plaza around church good place to watch people.

Thank TomBolt
Reviewed 22 February 2018

An early 20th century church built with the help of an Italian architect named Castagna captered after the first Italian - Ethiopian war. The design follows a traditional circular pattern, though the square cornerpieces and neo-classicist features show European influence. You get the feeling you...More

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