Things to see in Lalibela

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  • Bet Giyorgis, or Church of Saint George, is one of the most surprising and unique churches that can be found in Lalibela. It's unique because it belongs to a complex of 11 churches (all considered UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1...
  • What can I say about Lalibela. For me it was a magical place, which had an incredible energy, similar to Abu Simbel (Egypt), the Taj Mahal (India)) or Machu Pichu in Peru. It is a unique town in the world, it doesn´t seem like this ...
  • Just outside Lalibela is this church - Na'akuta La'ab, situated in an extraordinary place and within a natural cave. The priest showed us all his treasures and it is amazing that the crosses of gold and silver and other treasures ar...
  • Arriving at the Ashetan Maryam and Yimrehane Kristos Church is when we stumbled upon a neighborhood meeting that had just left the church or the Orthodox mass. There were people around, it is a mountainous region and live scattered ...
  • In the Church of the Savior of the World (be careful with the name), or Mekina-Medhani-Alem, besides being awestruck by the landscape and being subject to a rite of cleansing your sins (you pour water from the mountain on your head,...
  • Bet Medhane Alem (House of the Redeemer of the World) is the highest and most extensive of all the churches of Lalibela. Fully carved into the rock, it is 34 meters long by 24 meters wide, and has the honor of being the largest mono...
  • Just 7 kilometers away from Lalibela, standing at a height of 2,750 meters, is where you'll find the Mekina-Medhani-Alem, or the Church of the Savior of the World. The setting is spectacular. There's a valley that opens up right at ...
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