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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 1 week ago

A local guide will provide a detailed history and explaination for a few dollars or bir. The martyrs graveyard close by is worth viewing.

Thank Loftymm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At 150 birr (GBP5) each - not 50 birr, as mentioned in the Lonely Planet guide - a visit to the the Holy Trinity, while undoubtedly an extremely significant location, proved a huge disappointment. Nice stain glass windows in the church, and it´s interesting to...More

Thank Travelboffin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the burial place of Hail Selassie. high arches, long knaves and heavy smell of incense. based very much on the Temple with Holy of Holies with open area for the choir and royalty. During the service the curtains are parted o the congregation...More

Thank RichardDenise
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

It was closed and was open only to my visit! Interesting histories! Sellasier and his wife are buried there!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 1 June 2017

the trinity church is one of the oldest churches in addis you enter with a ticket the last empire tomb there. very beautiful drawing recommended

Thank Samer S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Holy Trinity offers a look at a more modern church in the heart of Addis - it is home to some of the past rulers now passed away and has some lovely stained glass windows. A must if in Addis.

Thank whytea3
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Glad we were able to see this Cathedral. It's really a nice calm place in the middle of the city. When we were there, a service was going on, so we tried to remain respectful of that and not interfere too much with out sightseeing.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 29 May 2017

wonderful architectural design famous Ethiopians were buries i saw the funeral of tilahun gesses addis alemayehu the writer of fiker eskemakaber in Amharic which i read love until death .

Thank clarameachel
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My Ethiopian colleague facilitated my visit to the Cathedral. There were many people walking around the beautiful grounds. Inside the Cathedral are the resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie and Empress Menen Asfaw, pointed out by the staff within the Cathedral. A great place to...More

Thank terry3124
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Steeped in history and religious overtones and strong beliefs. Unique architecture of old traditional Ethiopia. Amazed to see how a building 150 years old made of wood and mud could remain intact for so long.

Thank William G
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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