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Mariam Da'arit, Keren

#12 of 18 in Historic Sites in Eritrea
Join the numerous devotees and tourists who flock to see Mariam Da'arit, a tiny chapel inside the trunk of a live baobab tree. Carved to house a holy statue of Madonna, the distinctive religious site in Keren dedicates itself to the Virgin Mary. Here you can take a moment to pray, think, or simply enjoy the chapel's memorable design, as well as the colorful flowers and rosaries people leave to pay their respects. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Keren trip simple and quick.
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  • Keren is most beautiful town in Eritrea. Real Africa with camels every Monday on market on one km from center  more »
  • Statue of Virgin Mary in the Baobab Tree. Therefore, take off your shoes, get inside. Pray there. I was right next to the Association!
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