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Holy Trinity Cathedral

Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
+251 91 982 9515
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Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
+251 91 982 9515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A historic, peaceful and artistic place, a must visit if you are in Addis Ababa. I learned a few things here.

Thank ArvinNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Costing 200 Birr (including the museum) to see this European-styled church is a bit overcharged. Having said that, the city center has very limited to sight-see otherwise. The Church itself is very much like those commonly found across Christian Europe but in smaller scale and...More

Thank Ktong002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice church where you can see the Haile Selassie and his wife tombs. There's an interesting museum you can visit with the ticket you buy for the church and plenty of interesting tombs in the surroundings

Thank paskiala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The emperor Haile Selassie and his wife have a tomb her offered by the Orthodox Church. The Church itself stays at a nice place to walk around.

Thank kees h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Holy place from Addis Ababa ,This is one of abit youngest church in Addis Ababa , with a cemetry of so many legend and hero people of the Country. Praying at Holy trinity Cathedral feels so good !

Thank ashehabesha34
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I really enjoyed my visit here. The church is beautiful both outside and inside. It is so interesting to see how the church's history is intertwined with Ethiopia's political history. When we entered, the section with Haile Selasie's tomb was blocked off, but the priest...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The orthodox church is the central power of Ethiopia. This is a big church and many important people were buried there. You can't enter the building but just walk around. The holy building is for the high priest Lots of people praying.

Thank May F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The cathedral is located on a small hill and surrounded by the park-like area. The interior has interesting decor. Haile Selassie and his wife's impressive tombs are there. Some famous people were buried at the cemetery next to the cathedral.

Thank Mariola P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Holy Trinity Cathedral has much historic significance, itself, but is also the final resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife (after they were exhumed from the place he was executed by the Dergue) and of the late president Meles Zenawi. The church is...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

If you do not belong to the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia, you have to buy a ticket to access the gardens and enter the church. As I'm a spiritual young man, I paid extra money for the "Abba = Priest" to open the church and...More

1  Thank Richard J
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8 December 2017|
Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , Of course there out side the church on the main road , you may find regular minibus Taxi (3 to 10 birr) or Contract Automobile Taxi (150 to 300 Birr), to the the place which you have mentioned !
7 December 2017|
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Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Every Wednesday and Friday the mass start in the mid day . If you are interested to attend the Mass you must be there earlier than the Mass starts in the mid day(which is 11:30 am the mass starts at 12:00 am then ends at... More
30 September 2016|
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Response from Habtamukebadu | Reviewed this property |
Yes every one is welcome to Attend Mass Service at this Church! There is a regular daily mass and the best Time to visit is on the day of SELASIE which is often on the 7th of each month, EC it could be 15/16 GC. Sunday is... More