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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
+251 91 982 9515
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cathedral is located on a small hill and surrounded by the park-like area. The interior has interesting decor. Haile Selassie and his wife's impressive tombs are there. Some famous people were buried at the cemetery next to the cathedral.

Thank Mariola P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holy Trinity Cathedral has much historic significance, itself, but is also the final resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife (after they were exhumed from the place he was executed by the Dergue) and of the late president Meles Zenawi. The church is...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do not belong to the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia, you have to buy a ticket to access the gardens and enter the church. As I'm a spiritual young man, I paid extra money for the "Abba = Priest" to open the church and...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church contains the tombs of the Ethiopian emperor and his wife. Basically dark and shadowed also during the day offers a really emotional visit during prayer's chorus. You need to remove shoes entering the church as in the mosques. Enjoy!

Thank stefano s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With only a few hours available I am so glad I chose to visit Holy Trinity Cathedral, as it gave me a historical view of Ethiopia as well as the history of this unique and ancient church tradition. Our ticket (150 birr) covered entrance and...More

Thank RPThorne
Reviewed 15 September 2017

this church is very famous among ethiopians and the resting place of their emporer. you can see murals and there is a small museum also. the tomb is something which you dont see in a normal church.

Thank ernakulamtraveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you are in Addis for a day and want to spend time knowing the city then this place surely needs a visit but you need to pay a fee of Ethiopian birr 150 to go inside to see the church and museum behind your...More

Thank Himanshu2808
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A very nice hotoric place has approach garden includes many statues and has also 4 statues with men with wongs for 4 of the people who wrote the bible (as my guide said) has a big prayer hall wuth colured glass drawings for famous creatian...More

Thank hatematalla
Reviewed 17 August 2017

An old church with wonderful depictions from the old and new testaments. Haile Selasi`s remains are in a tomb in the church, quite poignant

Thank Yasmin R
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Holy Trinity Cathedral is a very beautiful historic place in Addis Ababa. Good place for learning the town history and people life.

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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