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Address: Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 0919829515
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Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful church with interesting museum and grounds

The stained glass inside is really pretty. The grounds contain a museum with lovely vestments and church implements. The grounds have a number of interesting memorials.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The stained glass inside is really pretty. The grounds contain a museum with lovely vestments and church implements. The grounds have a number of interesting memorials.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Looking at previous reviews, I see that Finot Tour Ethiopia has covered most of the highlights of this interesting cathedral in its review. The cathedral is quite large and the stain glass windows depict various scenes from the bible in Ethiopian interpretation and style. Following them around the inside becomes a knowledge test of the bible. Also in the cathedral... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Giving this an average based on it was not what we were expecting. We didn't actually go in and I am sure it's great. but if you are a backpacker or have been living in a country where things are very affordable (we live in Kenya) visiting a church for 100 birr each was something we didn't see as compulsory... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place is a must for anyone interested in the history of the area. The cemetery is quite beautiful. There is a memorial to martyrs, which made me want to learn much more about the history of Ethiopia.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This massive and ornate cathedral is the second-most important place of worship in Ethiopia (ranking behind the Old Church of St Mary of Zion in Aksum). It’s also the celebrated final resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife Empress Menen Asfaw. Their massive Aksumite-style granite tombs sit inside and are a sight indeed. The cathedral’s exterior, with its... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very interesting place to look around, incredible building full of art depicting scenes from both the bible and Ethiopia's own history. Graveyard chock a block with names from history, particularly interesting to see Sylvia Pankhurst buried here and a large memorial to Meles Zenawi. Selassie museum also attached but not anything to write home about, just collection of imperial artifacts.... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This church is fascinating. Suggest using a tour guide. It may seem costly but without that you will never know the significance of so much. Besides the beauty of the stained glass windows and the majesty of the place, there is a special alcove which they claim is the tomb of the Emperor Haile Selassie. It is a short tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you are in Addis, Holy Trinity Cathedral is a must. We came from a visit to Lalibela but this was still enchanting. Ethiopians are very inclusive and we were able to attend a service and see the tombs of HIM Haile Selassie I and his wife. The architecture is beautiful, the service was mesmerizing, and the stained glassed windows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A great church with a ton of history , its where the church and Ethiopia's ruling class come together. Also its where Emperor Haile Selasie and his family as well as Prime Minister Meles Zenawi are buried.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Although I usually dislike to see things through the eyes of a guide, this time I would highly recommend you to accept the offer as otherwise you will not see half (eg. tombe of Emperor Haile Selassie and wife, special frescoes on the ceiling). Interesting church but also the other buildings on the complex are well worth a visit (octogonal... More 

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Address: Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 0919829515
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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