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Entoto Maryam Church

North Shewa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 96 914 1800
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  • Poor5%
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“entoto hill” (11 reviews)
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North Shewa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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+251 96 914 1800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maryam Church(St Mary's Church) is situated on the peak of Mt Entoto at an altitude of 3200 meters..The normal Ethiopian Orthodox Church mass was in progress with the head priest preaching the sermon over a loudspeaker that could be heard outside the church .The Church...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The entrance is for 200 bir per person At first you visit the museum where outfits , books, war tools and other belongings of Ethiopian royals are displayed, Then you cross by Entoto Mrayam's Cathedral/church (you don't get to go inside , but the sight...More

Thank areej z
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

You will need a vehicle to drive up the hill. There is an old church, museum and old palace at the top. Foreigners must pay ETB 200 per person. I felt it was pricey. That includes a visit to the museum

Thank May F
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The church is one of three sites on top of the mountain, which also includes a small history museum and the first palace. We didn’t step inside the church and the outside was beautiful and colorful, with lots of people paying homage and in prayer.

Thank loveDCA
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The bright colours of this octagonal church high on Entoto Hill immediately attract the eye. The prayerful reverence of very ordinary people put the idle chatter of tourists to shame. Only open during and immediately after Services, we were unable to view the reputedly beautiful...More

Thank Egpos
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

There are several different things to visit around the church. There is a tiny museum right next to the church. It has a few interesting things, like some Olympic medals. The information is not printed in English. The church was closed, so we couldn't go...More

Thank uclatraveler9
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The church on Entoto Hill is an orthodox church and it has many artefacts on display. There is a guide to show you around and explain the significance of what is on display

Thank Dr Raymond D
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Initially, I just wanted to walk around on my own, but agreed to spring for the tour (200 birr - roughly $8 per person), and I'm glad I did. The guide was knowledgeable and pleasant, and he patiently answered our questions. I was also interested...More

Thank gilatoo
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

this church is of historical significance, but it looks like they are not encouraging visitors. when i went there , i couldnt get in. the church is open only on sundays . so if you are visiting on any other day, better avoid this place

Thank ernakulamtraveller
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A big hitorical orthodox church has a big court and old building with a big terrace that the pop stands there and tell his lecture. It also has shrine people vitit it. Creastians their cover their heads with a white cover (scarf).

Thank hatematalla
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