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Medhane Alem Cathedral, Addis Ababa

#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Addis Ababa
Church · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
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  • Its compound and the way people behave therein add great relaxing environment where you prefer to attune your attention to spiritual affairs.  more »
  • I was staying at the trinity hotel and walked over to this church and loved it. took my shoes off and hat and was blown away by the paintings of the ceiling. I mean nowhere have I seen a painting of.....  more »
  • The cathedral itself looks good but the surrounding gate around the compound is filthy, and there are pickpockets all over the area. You wouldn't believe me, but i witnessed a "lady" pull down her pants, and for lack of a better term... poop on the sidewalk right next to one of the gates 🤮💩😷 There is garbage all around the place and the amount of homeless beggers is saddening being that it looks like the cathedral has money. This area is 100% not safe at night, there are no lights and countless people sleeping all around the compound. Something wrong is going on here and they need to fix it.
  • It’s beautiful inside and out side, also considered as the largest church in Ethiopia.

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