Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, Asmara

5.0
Built in 1920 on the grounds of an ancient church, Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara remains a spiritual center of the Coptic community. At the entrance, note the blend of Italian and Eritrean architectural styles in the stylized mosaics of Christian saints and traditional Aksumite (Ethiopian) stone beams. Inside, listen to the eerie sounds of tusk bells echoing through the cathedral. The skyline visible from the front yard encompasses the towers of the neighboring mosque and Catholic cathedral, creating a powerful spiritual ambiance. Put Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara into our Asmara day trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Asmara.
Create an itinerary including Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
8 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Enda Mariam Orthodox Cathedral is an interesting mixage of Italian and Eritrean architecture built on the area of the ancient church, on the project of the architect. E. Gallo in 1920, during the...  more »
  • Again only viewed from outside but a nice photo opportunity and a prominent edifice in Asmara which boasts few taller structures. Worth a wee trip to see, we'd sadly no time to go in.  more »

Plan your trip to Asmara

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Asmara

4.8
Duration: 1 hour
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Asmara

3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
1.3
Duration: 30 minutes
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Asmara

4.0
Duration: 1 hour
2.1
Duration: 1 hour
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes
3.8
Duration: 1 hour

Nearby attractions in Asmara

4.3
Duration: 1 hour
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Asmara

3.7
Duration: 1 hour
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Asmara

3.4
Duration: 1 hour