Tomb of Adam

Tomb of Adam, Lalibela

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Larry Wayne
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia991 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
dont forget also to visit this place and you can take nice photos from here, with my guide SAMI or SAMUEL we ended my tour in tomb of Adam, but outside expect there will be male guys and children waiting for you to sell their stuff and heard some cases got scammed so be careful, once tou entertained them for them it is already considered sold hahaha they will be persistent and might be annoying so just say no and just walk, keep your valuables as well esp mobile phone, but of all these things it is still beautiful to see Lalibela.
Written February 25, 2020
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Kerryn72
Melbourne, Australia2,676 contributions
Jan 2019 • Friends
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 begin your exploration...to set the scene for what's inside.
Written January 8, 2019
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ksarman
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar6,620 contributions
Apr 2018
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
Written April 21, 2018
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LalibelaAdvisor
Lalibela, Ethiopia216 contributions
May 2016 • Solo
Tomb of Adam can be missed easily unless your guide shows you, normally most guides did shows it. But, if with out guide and finished with visiting Bete Michael, wait for other tourist with guide and walk together with them out towards Bete Georgies.
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Written June 8, 2016
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Rod B
Brooklyn, NY17 contributions
Dec 2019 • Solo
It was amazing to go through these churches dating more than 700 years and still in use. King Lalibela wanted to recreate Jerusalem in Ethiopia. Imagine the work involved in excavating the bedrock around and inside these churches and creating arches for support by excavating around them. Visiting these sites is an experience never to be forgotten.
Written January 2, 2020
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Guía Etiopia
Gijon, Spain82 contributions
Aug 2019 • Business
Very significant and symbolic ancient building carved out of single rock like many monolithic churches of Lalibela. Words can’t explain what is Lalibela’s rock hewn churches. They are one of the wonders of the world simply missed for bing in Africa especially in Ethiopia.
Written December 16, 2019
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Sandro PB
Helmsange, Luxembourg191 contributions
Nov 2019
To be honest the rock hewn churches start to meld into one after a while apart from the iconic cross shaped St George's, but it is still worth visiting most of them as they are all so very different.
Written December 15, 2019
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Scielbi
Santa Fe, NM1,181 contributions
Oct 2019
You should go here however with a guide to explain what you see & the history of it. Amazing & worth the trip.
Written October 19, 2019
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lakeMIbeachbum
shoreline137 contributions
Nov 2018 • Couples
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 with us most of our days to watch over our hiking boots. It the end we paid her for her care and watchful eye. What an experience. Don't miss this entrance/
Written December 21, 2018
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Terry B
Texas271 contributions
Feb 2018 • Friends
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.
Written March 4, 2018
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