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In the morning the Church is open and it is possible to enter and have a quiet moment. In the... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Arne S
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I didnt imaging such beautiful structure were there in Asmara. This was also maintained quite well... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
New Delhi, India
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With a bell tower that reaches high into the sky, the Cathedral of Asmara is a sterling piece of Lombard-Romanesque architecture and a useful bearing point for lost travelers.
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

In the morning the Church is open and it is possible to enter and have a quiet moment. In the backyard is a Kindergarten and studies of Theology. The students there are very open for some conversation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arne S
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Definitely not a standout religious building. I feel a lot of Cathedrals makes it to the top of TA rankings just because of their status... This Cathedral is located on the main street and you are boun to walk by it, so definitely check it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I didnt imaging such beautiful structure were there in Asmara. This was also maintained quite well. All I can say very nice

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank vivek772015
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Mostly christians in Eritrea. This church gives the congregation a beautiful place to worship. Bulit by the Italian. Well maintained by the locals. A prominent building in the capital. Easy to locate.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 842dagw
Reviewed September 8, 2017

probably the most impressive of all buildings of size in Asmara, This old church is from the Italian era.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 548michaelc
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Holy Cow, this place takes up 1/2 a block of the city's prime real estate and makes a bunch of noise to boot. Also the busiest bus stop on the boulevard. Other than that, a place to see poor people looking for hope.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cineasta
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This Cathedral is very old and was built by the Italians when Eritrea was a colony. The exterior and interior are both very beautiful. I used to go to church here often and the priests are very friendly and kind people. My parents ate dinner...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Stuart M
Reviewed December 26, 2016

One of the many art deco, Cathedral of Asmara is very nice from outside and inside. I am not an architect but the details inside the prayer of the cathedral are amazing. And if you will rest on the many stairs of the cathedral (facing...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank KidaneS1
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The only place in Asmara where you can attend a Roman Catholic mass in Roman liturgy, in Italian. Typical atmosphere of an Italian church.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank MarcoLocatidaSegrate
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The Beauty of Asmara can't be explained 😍 it's amazing country filled of peace safety comparing to other African countries it's worth of visiting❤️❤️❤️

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Abel Y
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