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St. George's Cathedral

Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 304 3749
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Museum Highlights Guided Day Tour in Addis Ababa
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Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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"ethiopian orthodox"
in 10 reviews
"buy a ticket"
in 3 reviews
"adjacent museum"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 11 reviews
"haile selassie"
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"religious place"
in 2 reviews
"quiet spot"
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"guided tour"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"great history"
in 3 reviews
"religious paintings"
in 2 reviews
"birr"
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"drum"
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"emperor"
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"paraphernalia"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the building seems simple but you can feel the special culture inside , Ethiopia is not full of luxury building but you will be have simple mind to feel their long history .

Thank Keris W
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

There is from my side not much to write about this. People who love to visit cathedrals, churches, mosques are maybe happy with it. I personally did not find it exciting but then again, I never have that with those objects.

Thank frans1954
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

inside the fence of those religious place there is the cathedral and one museum this one is tiny but interesting, for 100 BIR you ll see some well preserved religious priest clothes, and ceremony stuff the Cathedral is nice but what is magical it s...More

Thank ksarman
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The cathedral with its distinctive octagonal form was commissioned by Minilik ll in 1896 after the defeat of the Italians in Adwa-Tigray region. The architecture is considered as an example of a European interpretation of Ethiopian church-architecture. It has a great history throughout given that...More

1  Thank Martin Z
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We saw the church and the small museum and it was very interesting. The guide explained about the painting inside the church and it was unusual for us to see religious painting and political painting. Very interesting church

Thank Asularry
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very close to many of the cheap hotels at Piazza. Quiet spot in a hectic area. Plaza around church good place to watch people.

Thank TomBolt
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

An early 20th century church built with the help of an Italian architect named Castagna captered after the first Italian - Ethiopian war. The design follows a traditional circular pattern, though the square cornerpieces and neo-classicist features show European influence. You get the feeling you...More

Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

With all due respect to the Orthodox Church I thought the Cathedral very uninspiring. In fact there is very little to see. We had a brief but rather guided tour.

Thank ireland_timothy
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The entrance to St Georges Cathedral was 100 Birr with additional tips charges for a guide’s services.This church is a landmark with its unique octagonal shape and built on the pinnacle of the hill above Menelik II square..At the entrance to the museum is a...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

They have a well run tour and the guide went the extra step to answer our questions. The tour lasted 30 minutes and if your on an extended trip in Ethiopia you may want to do this tour first. The majority of the population is...More

Thank John H
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