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Nice painting.

this church was really fascinating all the painting are old but well preserve and really attractive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ben t
well decorated!!

This church is one of the beautiful churche in Ethiopia and has got an old paintings which really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marco d
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Gondar, Ethiopia, Gonder, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this church was really fascinating all the painting are old but well preserve and really attractive if you have time in Gondar worth to visit this church!

Thank ben t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is one of the beautiful churche in Ethiopia and has got an old paintings which really cant believe in your eys.i have been visited other churches in Ethiopia but i found it this one is more beautiful one! worth to visit if you...More

Thank marco d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inside and out are amazing... Why don't we make building's in this standard. Must see ...it's not that far from the city and airport suprisingly...BUT take a guide or tour do not travel in this region aimlessly or do your own touring. NO !

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I visited upon the recommendation of the tuktuk driver. i had not heard of this church. When we arrived, it looked closed, but the "office" somehow found someone to open the church for us and show us in and point out some interesting paintings. The...More

Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The ceiling and paintings in this church are breath taking. You might almost miss stopping in here, but don't!

Thank sallybingham2018
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a must see. Spend the time with a guide to find out more about this amazing church. The grounds around are a haven for wildlife as well.

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a beautiful church in a great setting. The paintings inside are very good and the ceiling is exceptional. While not large, it is well worth the visit.

Thank jaral1202158
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

In Gonder there still have only 4 church’s , in the past it was around 40, the others were destroyed furring the Soudan war This one is really well preserved and restaurés, the paints inside dated from 17 th, the garden around is so beautiful...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Absolutely stunning paintings in this church. The "angel ceiling" is lovely wth their sweet Abyssinian faces, and on the walls scenes from nativity, the Passion if Christ and Saint George. The church is still in use. there are separate entrances for men and women (ladies,...More

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Fabulous, even though it was the second time we visited. We were made to feel very welcome by local people who were praying. Ladies don’t forget to take a scarf to cover your head.

Thank Gerri58
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