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Abuna Yemata Guh church

Hawzen, Hawzen, Ethiopia
+251 91 051 0910
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Complicated to reach but worthwhile

Leave all your fears behind or less you will be stopped to clim up the wall that will reach you to... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Barbaragarcg
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Madrid, Spain
Ascending to a Byzantium heaven

"There's a small rock climb, not too difficult, I'm sure you can do it," was the very accurate... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
nicbirt
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“the cliff” (6 reviews)
“local guide” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hawzen, Hawzen, Ethiopia
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+251 91 051 0910
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Leave all your fears behind or less you will be stopped to clim up the wall that will reach you to the top. Amazing nobody has ever got badly hurt.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

"There's a small rock climb, not too difficult, I'm sure you can do it," was the very accurate assessment of our archaeologist guide. A thrill to this easy climb is that it's part of a high cliff. The elderly Tigrian scouts who accompanied us were...More

Thank nicbirt
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Tigray churches are one of the greatest highlights when traveling in Ethiopia and Abuna Yemata is the best (also most 'interesting' to reach) out of them. We had a pretty tough travel programme so did not do our homework for this particular part of the...More

Thank Ukrainian_Witch
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Abune Yemata Guh Rock Hewen Church is one of the mysterious church w murals with spectacular landscape located at Gheralta Cluster, Tigrai. It will be the best site for hiking lovers.

Thank JewelEthiopiaTour
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Myself and a few friends spent a week traveling throughout Ethiopia. Our hands down favorite part of the trip was the three days we spent in Tigray with our fantastic tour guide, Aregawi Gebrehiwet. Abuna Yemata is a can't be missed adventure on your trip...More

Thank Hannah M
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

I went bby myself picking up a guide in Mekele. It was three hours and worth everystep just wish I had had someone to share it with! The last bit is a bit of an adventure, as scale the vertical face, but my gosh,. GO...More

Thank LucyBrk
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

it s not a long trekking but it s quite intense! you should not have a vertigo, after the 20 mins hike on trail you ll take off your shoes, holy place and...climb on maybe for 8 or 10 meters high then you ll continue...More

Thank ksarman
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

this place is really amazing, all, the landscape, the church, the paintings. We saw videos and read comments about this and we were concern about how tough could be, about vertigo etc. But to our surprise, it is not hard at all and the climbing...More

Thank martingomez2014
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We went in a group of 8 to Gheralta mountains March 1-4, 2018. The overall landscape is breathtaking. The mountain structures are unbelievably stunning. The long trekking hours make you really tired, and the climbing up weakens you, but its worth it. The 360 degree...More

1  Thank Bisrat T
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Last January we had a beautiful trek in the Geralta-region of Tigray. We spent three days visiting 6 churches in this spectacular landscape, with beautifully decorated old churches: sometimes only to be reached after a tough walk. But always very rewarding! Our expedition was organised...More

Thank paulspijkertoguna
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