HISTORICAL

Chelekot Holy Trinity church

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17 km gravel road south of Mekelle! It was a far more important settlement than the modern capital in the early 19th century. Selassie Chelecot is one of the greatest churches in Ethiopia. This architecturally impressive example of the circular Tukul style of churche is holding marvelous paintings and priceless treasures. Among them are gilt...

ETHIOPIAN EPIPHANY

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Timket (Epiphany) is the greatest colourful festival of Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, falling on 19 January or 20 January (once in every four year when it is leap year).  It celebrates the baptism of of Christ in the river Jordan by John the Bapist. It is three – day affair and all the ceremonies are...

WUKRO

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the home of rock- hewn churches This cluster is one of most accessible attraction sites in the region. Here, there are plenty of rock-hewn churches and testimonies that are still vigorous places of worship and true testimonies to the country’s old legacy. The cluster is also rich in natural and cultural endowments.   Wukro, 47 km...

MEKELLE

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MEKELLE CITY - awaits a bright feature Mekelle is the capital city of the Tigrai National Regional State. According to local historians was founded in the 13th century. However, its heyday came soon after Emperor Yohannes IV was crowned as king of kings of Ethiopia (1872-1889). It spreads out on a plain and partly encircled...