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Wukro Cluster

General Description Wukro Cluster is predominantly well known for the collection of Rock-Hewn Churches. The cluster comprises the Eastern part of Tigrai and it is in this cluster that one passes through to the...

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Wukro & Is Bearby Attraction

Wukro Cherkos is situated around 200m from Wukro and the most accessible church. This crooked cruciform sandstone church is a three-quarters monolith and boasts beautiful cruciform pillars (notice the swirling sandstone laminate), cubical capitals,...

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Abreha We Atsbeha Church

A newly built gravel road leads to the church of Abreha We Atsebha, which is situated 15 km west of Wukro. The church is cut into the red rock overlooking the valley and stands...

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Debretsion (Abune Abraham)

The church of Debretsion is not far from Degum, the village considered by many as the most appropriate camping place to explore the rock-hewn churches of Gheralta. Degum is 29 kms west of Wukro...

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St. Mary of Zion, Axum

The most sacred shrine in Ethiopia is the 17th-century Church of St. Mary of Zion in Axum, which stands next door to the chapel housing the Ark of the Covenant. Nearby is a newer...