Travel Tigray

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Wukro & Is Bearby Attraction

Wukro Cherkos is situated around 200m from Wukro and the most accessible church. This crooked cruciform sandstone church is a three-quarters monolith and boasts beautiful cruciform pillars (notice the swirling sandstone laminate), cubical capitals,...

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Abreha We Atsbeha Church

A newly built gravel road leads to the church of Abreha We Atsebha, which is situated 15 km west of Wukro. The church is cut into the red rock overlooking the valley and stands...

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Debretsion (Abune Abraham)

The church of Debretsion is not far from Degum, the village considered by many as the most appropriate camping place to explore the rock-hewn churches of Gheralta. Degum is 29 kms west of Wukro...

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St. Mary of Zion, Axum

The most sacred shrine in Ethiopia is the 17th-century Church of St. Mary of Zion in Axum, which stands next door to the chapel housing the Ark of the Covenant. Nearby is a newer...

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Chapel of the Ark of the Covenant, Axum

Made even more famous by Indiana Jones , the “Lost Ark” has long been one of the great mysteries of antiquity. The biblical Ark of the Covenant mysteriously disappeared from Jerusalem sometime before Christ....