Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, Asmara

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#4 of 18 in Historic Sites in Eritrea
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.
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  • The gate of the entrance of the Church of Saint Maria. Rotary is located out of the gate. As the bus departure point. I have a vibrant.
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  • The Church is a picturesque Italian interpretation of the Abyssinian Coptic style 20. It has a rectangular, flanked by two square towers that served as the sacristy and warehouse. The Interior incorporates classic form of Coptic churches and decorated with respect for local traditions. Imposing and impressive religious ceremonies on the occasion of holidays and important occasions.
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