The 11 medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century 'New Jerusalem' are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia near a traditional village with circular-shaped dwellings. Lalibela is a high place of Ethiopian Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion.

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Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela

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DATA

Region
Africa
Country
Ethiopia 
Category
Cultural
Name
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(ii)(iii)
Year of Registered
1978
Keyword
Church, Registered in 1978