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We went on a tour with the Archdeacon - means you get to go into the church as well as the museum. Very interesting history and lovely mosaics. Museum has great ecclesiastical... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For me as a follower of Ethiopian Orthodox church i love to go to St.George's Cathedral to pray.....

Thank 24lila
cape town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a tour with the Archdeacon - means you get to go into the church as well as the museum. Very interesting history and lovely mosaics. Museum has great ecclesiastical robes and crosses. Well worth a visit.

Thank supertraveltracy
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of Addis. Has some historical elements to it. Worth a visit only if you have the time. A glimpse into the rituals and practices if you go during the many festivals Ethiopians celebrate

Thank DhananJAYa A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

A grand Church,extremely well maintained.One feels to bow down in front of the impressive Statue of Christ.Ancient paintings and eye-catching windows.

Thank bhramanparyatan
Herzlia, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A poor church , the cathedral of Addis Ababa. 120 years old . Believed to have in it the arc of covenants from Jerusalem. Pictures of queen Sheba and king Solomon. And also Heila Selasi. Attached a small museum.

Thank Gidons51
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was in Ethiopia during the Bonfire Festival and I was able to enjoy the sites inside and outside the Cathedral while watching the Bonfire performers practice. This is a beautiful cathedral with its own unique style, with both similaries and contrasts to what you see in Europe. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank GregWB1955
Oirschot, Nederland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

You can see by the space this cathedral takes, with its part an all that this is an important religious place. There were two weddings going on as I was there and tgey were quite different.

Thank Wetlander-2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Its a nice church, and can easily be visited on a day trip through out Addis, making it a nice little stopover. However not so interesting and nothing really outstanding

Thank Tammo G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The church is one of the oldest and has got a museum next to the church,which one can visit for a entry fee of 50 Birr (2.5 US Dollar). The museum has got many personal belongings of King Menelik.

Thank Blazingsword
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Situated very close to Menlik II Square station. Has lots of trees and benches with people coming to prayer at all times. No photos are allowed as there is a museum situated outside of the walls of the church that probably offers postcards, videos and artefacts. A great place to rest and meditate and observe Ethiopian life. There was no... More 

Thank Anthony N

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