Admire stained glass windows and see the massive imperial red granite tombs at Holy Trinity Cathedral, the most important Orthodox cathedral in the capital. Built from 1931 to 1944 to commemorate Ethiopia's liberation from Italian colonization, the cathedral features biblical images with African motifs and a dazzling play of light in the interior. Arched colonnades and colorful murals with homegrown saints add to the ornate design. Other parts of the complex include a wooden church, a school, a seminary, and a museum dedicated to civilians killed during Italian reprisals in 1937. A number of important national figures also lie buried within the cathedral, plus one foreigner--British suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst. Plan your Holy Trinity Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Addis Ababa using our Addis Ababa travel route planner .
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But then there is not that much to see in Addis Ababa anyway. Only went because i had spare time on my hands more »
アディスアベバ、ちょっと町の雰囲気が他の町より怖いので、タクシーで行きました。素敵な教会です。その後、トモカコーヒーでマキアートも。最高の１日になりました。 more »Addis Ababa, the atmosphere of the town is a little more scary than other towns, so I went by taxi. It is a wonderful church. After that, we had Tomoka coffee and Makiato. It was a great day.
Although it's clearly free for people to walk the grounds of this church, I was approached and escorted to a ticket office by a staff member. The office asked for 200birr! I told them I didn't want to go inside the cathedral and they said I still had to pay or I had to leave. The place had dozens of people walking the grounds who I highly doubt paid 200birr. Still I left the grounds. Even after exiting I was reprimanded by a guard for standing on the street near the cathedral. I'm used to getting foreigner prices, but this is ridiculous.
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