Monastery of Debre Damo, Adigrat

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  • At first be aware the this religious site is acessable by men only. The religious monks who live here do not leave the monastry and continiously pray and live a very simple life. There are 150 monks.....  more
    At first be aware the this religious site is acessable by men only. The religious monks who live here do not leave the monastry and continiously pray and live a very simple life. There are 150 monks.....  more »
  • If you are not in shape or are scared of heights, don't waste your time and go somewhere else as you can't see anything from the bottom of the rock where the monastery is. If you climb up, the view... 
    If you are not in shape or are scared of heights, don't waste your time and go somewhere else as you can't see anything from the bottom of the rock where the monastery is. If you climb up, the view...  more »
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  • I visited Debre Dammo several times in the late 1960’s - early 1970’s. It was a remarkable place that preserved in addition to numerous traditional structures a church built in the Aksumite style of architecture, one of very few surviving from that period. I am horror-stricken at the news of the destruction on this irreparable historic site.
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