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Gheralta Rock, Mek'ele

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Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Explore the 35 cliff churches of Gheralta Rock, and take in the dramatic views of table mountains. The collection of rock-hewn churches reveals vivid wall murals that are hundreds of years old, as well as the unusual architecture of these sacred structures. Snap photographs of the jagged peaks rising above the dry plain, and admire the stone farmhouses of Tigray nearby. Come well prepared for the rough terrain and expect to do some climbing. Plan your Gheralta Rock visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mek'ele using our Mek'ele day trip planner.
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  • Absolutely stunning place, probably one of the most beautiful sites I've ever seen. We were accompanied by our GREAT guide, Tinsae, who on top of being lovely and knowledgeable, spoke English very...  more »
  • I went on a private tour with a company called (Lucy Ethiopia Tours) back in Feb 2020. Everything was very well organized and the staff were super friendly. the owner of the company (Kiros) was...  more »

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