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Entoto Maryam Church

North Shewa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 96 914 1800
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North Shewa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 96 914 1800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to flight back to Brazil I had to stay 2 1/2 days in Addis Abeba! One day would be enough! The is a goos visit to hello spend to the time!!!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atop Entoto is this Church. The first thing you'll notice is the bright colors of the Church. Go inside and see the holy site and check out the view from behind.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church which is dedicated to St. Mary is not accessible except to the 7 holy priests that maintain a pure life style. From the outside the building is not inspiring, and although it is considered extremely holy to the Ethiopian Christian community, if you...More

1  Thank Procaccia
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I think it has some sentimental value to the country. Though couldn't firgure out where or which one was the old palace.

Thank Veudin
Reviewed 8 May 2017

we drove up the hill to see the church, palace and the area, but in the end we did not go in because the entrance fees for foreigners are very high (200 birr). I could not believe that this could be worth it (we were...More

Thank zsebibabak
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is one of the best places in Addis Ababa for mind relaxation. especially for those who wanted quite place for relaxation.

Thank roberb2005
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The most important there is the museum which summarise the story of addis and éthiopia but you must be accompanied with the guide who explain the story of everything there an impressive method. The Menelik house is also a place to visit.

Thank N_Charchari
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I went to this place with my dad and few friends. It is located on a very higher hill or mountain. The view from this place is just unbelievable.

Thank Drew D
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is an octagon shaped building on the top of a hill over 2500 meter above sea level. There are people kissing gates,wall,crosses,base of religious person/symbols. There are holy men (priest). Many school groups dressed in traditional white cotton dresses. They are beautiful. Several building...More

Thank joyious
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I loved visiting Entoto Mountain! The church is so beautiful in all of its color...hire a tour guide to soak up more information about the grounds. Well worth a stop!

Thank JenniferRikkers
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