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Monastery of Na’akuto La’ab

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What a place!

Lovely to walk along, explore the surrounds and see incredible scenery, and then to find this... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was interesting because of it's location, history and information provided during the tour... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Deborah M
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Lalibela Ethiopia, Lalibela, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Lovely to walk along, explore the surrounds and see incredible scenery, and then to find this special place. Was really incredible and the priest was so friendly!

Thank CarriiG
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was interesting because of it's location, history and information provided during the tour. It's a bit out of the way, but worth the trip.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Not Far from the Churches these place is so peaceful settled on amazing hill, there is a real spiritual atmosphere, the special water fall, the view, nature and village life around ...you should go by yuk yuk or via the village

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We visited in the early morning whilst a mass was ongoing in memory of a recently deceased priest. The monastery church is built into a cave and the water seeoing down through the rocks is used a holy water. The setting is wonderful and the...More

Thank 14richardi
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This monastery was the most disappointing monument in all Ethiopia. Nothing impressive at all. Kepp in mind, it is a lot of beautiful churches in Lalibela and stunning monasteries around.

Thank EkaterinaT92
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Definitely worth going to see this beautiful church. Allow time to just sit outside and absorb the atmosphere. You can get there by tuktuk from Lalibela.

Thank car0linen0rman
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My guide Jimmy Nege took me here as part of my two and a half day tour of Lalibela. An astonishing place, which you least expect to find in it's location. A place of healing and prayer. I even got some bonus holy water given...More

1  Thank FestiveLife
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Really enjoyed going here. Well worth the walk down and up. The guide was good and offered some very insightful comments about the monastery. It feels very holy.

Thank Atick
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Another must see in Lalibela, Ethiopia, that is the Monastery of Na'akuto La'ab. We came with a small group of ppl. Meet the one priest who lives and serves at Monastery of Na’akuto La’ab--a dwelling tucked away in a massive cave. Talk about the monastery's...More

Thank samara362017
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is one of Lalibela's Eastern grouping of rock hewn churches. We were lucky enough to visit on Feast Day and there was a service going on in the Monastery. We were allowed to watch the service and to light a candle for a small...More

Thank Jackie H
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6 August 2017|
Response from Ingeborg56 | Reviewed this property |
Since People are living there and People there are early risers, I would think one can come there fairly early. I do not know exactly how far the walk is, but it is quite a walk if one is not very fit One has also to... More