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Whatever your views on the presence or otherwise of the ark, they are of no consequence. You should always remember that for the Ethiopian, this is a fact, and you should not be so boorish as to disagree. This is a truly holy place in...More
The Church is the legendary home of the Ark of the Covenant. Now housed in a new chapel which I believe was built in 2012 to replace the old one which had a leaking roof. I was very lucky to briefly catch a glimpse of...More
It is fascinating for what cannot be seen - the Arc of the Covenant. This is, according to the Ethiopian Church the resting place, having been bought here by Queen Sheba. For those who believe, this is a very sacred site.
Be Aware , foreigner can’t be really close of the Holy Chapel
It s a small building located between the St Mary church and the Monastery that is forbidden for woman
The best view is maybe the one that we have from the entrance on...More
The legend say that Menelik I, son of Queen of Sheba and Solomon, at age of 22 years visit his father. When he come back take with him the Arch of Convent who contain the tableta with the 10 laws of Moses at Axum.