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The interior of the church is covered with ecclesiastical paintings. This includes the ceiling which is fantastic. This is the oldest surviving church in Gonder as a result of the Mahdi invation in the 19th century. Not to be missed.
Definitely worth a visit while in Gondar! The paintings inside are beautiful. Don't forget to look up, the ceiling is amazing! If you've already done some church visits in Ethiopia, a guide shouldn't be necessary. However, if this is your first visit to an Ethiopian...More
Lived for 6 months in Gondar & couldn't get enough of this church. It's an amazing JEWEL in an otherwise eclectic city. Be ready to pay for entrance and 'tour' - but worth it to learn the intricacies of the artwork. Ladies, PLEASE WEAR HEAD...More
A beautifully painted roof of angels. remember that these places, which are sometimes busy with tourist folk (often like ourselves), are actually vibrant places of worship. Try to find a few moments of quiet, and reflect upon the meaning of this beautiful place.