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This place is a wonderful piece of Ethiopian history. If you do not have time to visit the Stone Churches of Lalibela, then this 12th church is for you. Located about 1 1/2 hours outside of Addis it is easily accessible. Just not sure why...More
I did a day tour with Adadi Mariam as the high point. The actual church itself was a bit disappointing as the building itself is not spectacular, but the history is worth the trip. The tour itself was very good. The guides Muluken and Jeremiah...More
The visit of this about 900 year old (volcanic) rock-hewn monolithic church is indeed a rewarding event. If one, for any reason, cannot visit the Church of St.George in Lalibela, the Adadi Mariam church maybe sort of a compensation. It can be reached on a...More
Unlike the dozen of rock-hewn churches at Lalibela, Adadi Mariam is a simple structure: purely functional and lacking in any decoration apart from a few makeshift religious posters hanging on the walls. The church's atmosphere is otherworldly and its underground location suggests an underground religion,...More
Tried to get to Adadi wit public transport, but gave up and eventually hitchhiked. It is easy to miss the turn-off on the Butajira road at about 55 km from Addis, but most locals know the place.
The church is hewn out of solid rock,...More
We had a great daytrip to Adadi Mariam and the stelae at Tiya (UNESCO site) with a picnic in between. A young deacon meets you at the gate and makes an informative and pleasant tour guide, explaining the history and all the copious symbolism of...More
Adadi Mariam church is a church which was cut out of a single piece of rock in the 13th Century AD by King Lalibela who carved 11 more beautiful ones in the northern Ethiopia.
Adadi Mariam church is a great site to visit with a...More
This place the place where Christians and peoples of other religion must see. It is not only matter of once religion it is also the countries treasure. And we can understand from this the strength of our fathers and mothers sacrificing for their belief. And...More