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Behind Mt. Zion, this monastery was beautiful

You will be surprised by the quality of preservation of religious fresco and paintings contained... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
martinae94
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San Salvador
Interesting contrast

This church is part of the complex made of the New Church of St.Mary of Zion , the Chapel of the... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2016
belleretraite
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Montreal, Canada
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21 May 2016
“Behind Mt. Zion, this monastery was beautiful”
24 Jan 2016
“Interesting contrast”
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Behind St Mary of Zion Church, Axum, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

You will be surprised by the quality of preservation of religious fresco and paintings contained inside. The deacon gave an excellent presentation of all the saints of the Ethiopian Church. Take your time to explore every corner of the church, it will be rewarding.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

This church is part of the complex made of the New Church of St.Mary of Zion , the Chapel of the Tablet and the Museum between them . It is of a totally different style than the New Church and it is much older ....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

The ‘Four Beasts’ Church, named after the writers of the Biblical Gospels, was rebuilt in the 1950s and is worth a look for the wonderful murals (most modern, but a few old) covering nearly every inch of the interior. The saints and angels on the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Finot Tour Ethi... E
Reviewed 2 December 2013

This entrance to this church is behind St Mary's. Same entrance ticket. We were enchanted. Lovely place. Lovely murals as well. We very much liked!

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Tanja S
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