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Entoto, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

There was a wedding going on while we were there so we had the added benefit of wishing the bridal couple a happy life. The paintings are in excellent condition here so it is well worth going in with a guide. Also on the grounds...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A circular three story structure with a dome covered by metal roofs. Less than 2 km away from Entoto Maryam church it is an easy walk through rural highlands. As usual the building is only open at certain hours. I was told before 9AM. When...More

Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

the church located outside of Addis Ababa on the Entoto mountain. It is a very quiet place to walk, stay inside and walk around the church as well as the nearby forest. Recently, the church is maintained.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Kidus Raguel Church is found on the Entoto Hills about 2.5 km from Entoto St. Mary Church. It is the oldest church in Addis Ababa founded by Emperor Menelik II, the founder of Addis Ababa, about 140 years ago. It is an ideal church for...More

Thank Muluken G
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a somewhat less mainstream attraction in Addis, which makes it really attractive! Its a traditional octagonal shaped Ethiopian church building. The interior houses magnificent floor to ceiling paintings depicting the gospel. There is also an old "cave" church on the property that can...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

the ascent Ethiopian orthodox tewahdo church. the design and the material that made from is very fabulous.

Thank Israel M
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have visited this church last week.One can visit this incredible church by one day combining Entoto Mariam Church.The church has long history and has many iconography but need arrangements. The panoramic view is incredible for Addis Ababa.

Thank 524trip
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A must visit while visiting Entoto hill. There is an entry fee of 100 birr and makes it worthwhile to use a guide. My guide was John and was happy at a tip of 50 birr. The church is 135 years old and like all...More

Thank 2coo
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Just 2 kilometers up the road from Menelik's palace and Entoto Miryam, this octagonally shaped wooden church (which is no longer in use as a church) has an incredible set of icons. Keep your eye out for the last supper! No flash photography, dark and...More

Thank Frances M
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church and calm surroundings on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. Theres also a nearby church carved into a rock. Worth a quick visit.

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