Kiddus Raguel Church, Addis Ababa

Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Make your way through lush vegetation to find Kiddus Raguel Church, a 19th-century church seemingly located in the middle of nowhere. The octagonal-shaped religious site consists of two stories and three layers. Only priests can access the innermost layer of the church, with the middle being accessible to pilgrims, and the outermost reserved for special occasions. Tour the inside of the church to find typical Ethiopian artwork covering the walls, and be sure to head to the courtyard, where you'll see an old rock-hewn church. With our world travel planner, Addis Ababa attractions like Kiddus Raguel Church can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is the oldest Church in Addis which is famous for its beautiful wall paintings which arte the same age as the church (140 years old). Never been restored.  more »
  • This well maintained church is a 19th-century structure seemingly located in the midst of a mature forest. The construction is designed in the Ethiopian traditional octagonal-shaped architecture and.....  more »

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