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Interesting place

No difficulties to reach there, however there are so many narrow ways that a guide is helpful to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Niteroi, RJ
Ancient entrance to the church trenches

Great place to first enter and realize where you are in ancient history. Photos from these steps... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
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| Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No difficulties to reach there, however there are so many narrow ways that a guide is helpful to take you wherever you want.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

This isn't a church...it's a doorway to the church complex. It's not what I expected by the name, Walk through here on the way in or out to explore the churches. We used it as an exit. I think it'd be a lovely entry to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Great place to first enter and realize where you are in ancient history. Photos from these steps make a great memory. The trenches are not difficult but just remember you need to remove your shoes at every entrance. We kept a very nice shoe lady...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Be aware ! Since beginning of April and for 4 months it s under renovation The Tomb and the Golgotha church are closed You can see only from outside and through the scaffolding

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ksarman
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The guide took us there and I don't really remember being impressed or mooved. It's one of these places you see on a tour and can easily forget.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tebehem
Reviewed December 23, 2017

I wish it was possible to do this site before all others, since it feels like an entrance into the magic site of Lalibela. Either way, it is a remarkable structure and architecture. Absolutely breathtaking! Comfortable shoes and pants are a must, there are some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This is just an old entrance and it’s a great place to step into the atmosphere of the old rock churches.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Adam tomb was used as the beginning passage way into these Churches in the ancient city back in 12th century. The place leads out to the compound and still well preserved. A wonderful place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

It is a cool shot for a pic, but nothing more than a rock :/ surrounded by way more interesting rocks

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

This was just a part of the day trip to see 11 churches. It was a very small part but you need to see as much as you can. It was almost just passing through to get from A to B, but take a look....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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