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Fasiladas Bath Timket, Gonder

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Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Enjoy a stroll through the scenic gardens at Fasiladas Bath Timket, a large rectangular pool used for baptism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. A stone summer house (built as a summer residence for royalty) overlooks the water, surrounded by a green park. The pool is filled with water once a year for the country's most important festival, making it the final destination of Ethiopia's colorful holiday procession, the Timket, emulating Christ's baptism. Plan to visit Fasiladas Bath Timket during your Gonder vacation using our convenient Gonder tour planner.
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  • I just wish we saw this at the festival time, when it is full of water & pilgrims! It's a fascinating spot.  more »
  • This is one of the nicest Bath ruins I've seen. Loved the reflection of the building in the water as well as the roots of the trees along the left side of the bath.  more »

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