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St. George's Cathedral

Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 063 7476
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Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 063 7476
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this church is built around 100 years back and it is beautiful thwe shape of the church is octagonal. here also there is a museum attached, so if you are a history lover, please do visit here.

Thank ernakulamtraveller
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Plenty of poor worshippers who are kneeling down faithfully before their God. Memorable and goosebumping scene that makes you question your whole existence. Good Cathedral, surrounded by a poor neighbourhood with females and children selling gadgets, souvenirs and national type of candles and incense.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 31 August 2017

St George's Cathedral is the heart of the country's Coptic Christian faith and attracts crowds of pilgrims and worshippers. There are services being held in the grounds outside the building. Although I have visited this place six times, I have never managed to get a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Impressive. A word of thanks to the guides who made it more family friendly to visit in the st George museum next door. Good location, easy to find. A must for church buffs.

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The St. George Cathedral, found in Piazza area of Addis Ababa, is one plave to visit to know more of Ethiopia's and Addis Ababa's historical background. What makes it special is the beautiful stone work of the exterior, colorful religious paintings inside, and informative museum....More

Thank EthiopiaTours88
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Very interesting to see the devotion of worshippers pressing against and kissing the outside of the church, although the overall experience of visiting, for touristic purposes at least, was somewhat dissatisfying. We were charged 100 birr each (not the 50 birr we were expecting) at...More

Thank Travelboffin
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The church does not seem open to the public, but just ask around some old person, and they will direct you to a nearby small museumlike place, were you can buy a ticket for little. Than, they provide you a guide and grant personal access....More

Thank Thon H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The well known Orthodox Cathedral is a holy centre for the many believers of the Country. It is well used and a funeral possession was ongoing when we were there. However, the Cathedral itself is rather unremarkable despite its rather than average size relative to...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

It is very interesting to pay a visit to the coronation place of Emperor Haile Selassie and his predecessor Empress Zewditu. It is also an interesting architectural building. It is well worth seeing.

Thank Connyswede
Reviewed 11 April 2017

As a church goer from Europe where congregation sizes are diminishing, it was refreshing--indeed inspiring--to see a cathedral that accommodates 3,500 people and is obviously much loved and cared for by its congregation.

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