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St. George's Cathedral

Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 304 3749
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Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 304 3749
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a well run tour and the guide went the extra step to answer our questions. The tour lasted 30 minutes and if your on an extended trip in Ethiopia you may want to do this tour first. The majority of the population is...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The admission to the museum is 200 birr, but it’s tiny and doesn’t have much explanation. It also doesn’t include entrance into the actual cathedral. But, if you hire one of the guides at the museum, they’ll explain the various artifacts and also walk you...More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Interesting octagonal church with historical significance. Entry for church and museum (with tour guide) is around 100-150 birr. Tour guide provided a very detailed history of the church and the events that took place around it. Church grounds peaceful and relaxing and contrasts to the...More

1  Thank DaveLondonReviewer
Reviewed 15 September 2017

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

1  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
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