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Holy Trinity Cathedral

Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
+251 91 982 9515
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Aratkilo area | Addis, Addis Ababa 123, Ethiopia
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+251 91 982 9515
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"his wife"
in 52 reviews
"haile selassie"
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"final resting place"
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"ethiopian orthodox"
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"the stained glass windows"
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"nice church"
in 13 reviews
"new testament"
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"burial place"
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"entrance fee"
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"interesting place"
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"lots of history"
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"worth a visit"
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"old church"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most European of all the churches I saw and probably the most recently built. It has an interesting place in the history of both the nation and the church and for that reason alone is well worth a visit. Has some wonderful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must visit. Some beautiful stained-glass. But the best part are the tombs of the royal family.

Thank Ripwalk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The largest Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Addis Ababa with many historic points. Even if you are staying for one day in Addis, you must visit the church to appreciate the culture, religion and people of Ethiopia. Charge for small fee to enter the cathedral which...More

Thank Kuhn H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church, although saw it only from outside. There was a service outdoors when I visited, which was also an experience to see.

Thank apiispa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed out visit to this lovely church, which was the first Orthodox Christian church we saw during our 3 weeks in Ethiopia. It was a good introduction to a lot of the religious items and symbolism we would see throughout our northern excursions. Definitely...More

Thank Travelfan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interestig architecture,colorful windows with pictures of the Old and New Testament,the beautiful grave of Haile Selassie and his wife, living church with a very special athmosphere of faith and welcoming for visitors

Thank Katalin K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once in Addis, it's a great opportunity to combine with a round trip, a visit of Entoto hill, Maryam Church and other historic locations, with this religiously important "Holy Trinity Cathedral". It is said to be the highest ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Cathedral in Addis...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting visit, talked to monks, discovered ancient Orthodox Christianity. Choose Gish Abay Agency if you want to travel comfortably and get help with any issue that might arise.

Thank Mariyana D
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

you should visit the Cathedral, this is a special place, with beautiful pieces of art and a spiritual atmosphere.

Thank NGarcia65
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This Orthodox church was built in the 1930s-40s by Haile Selassi and it is the most important religious site in the capital (of the church are interesting for the cemeteries and commemoration sites (Ladies, cover you hair and shoulders with a scarf). It was nice...More

Thank Ilse020
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God_of_Small_Things7
8 December 2017|
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Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , Of course there out side the church on the main road , you may find regular minibus Taxi (3 to 10 birr) or Contract Automobile Taxi (150 to 300 Birr), to the the place which you have mentioned !
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God_of_Small_Things7
7 December 2017|
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Response from ashehabesha34 | Reviewed this property |
Every Wednesday and Friday the mass start in the mid day . If you are interested to attend the Mass you must be there earlier than the Mass starts in the mid day(which is 11:30 am the mass starts at 12:00 am then ends at... More
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Habtamukebadu | Reviewed this property |
Yes every one is welcome to Attend Mass Service at this Church! There is a regular daily mass and the best Time to visit is on the day of SELASIE which is often on the 7th of each month, EC it could be 15/16 GC. Sunday is... More
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