Monastery of Gunda Gundo

Monastery of Gunda Gundo
The monastery of Gunda Gundo accessed from the town of Edagaahamus, 100 km after Mekelle, has an area that lies between a sheer side cliff in the west and an escarpment that drops towards the Afar depression.

The monastery has a church that bears its name Mariam Gunda Gundo, devoted to St. Marry. The church, the combination of tow old mud houses consists of four cruciform pillars and 12 arches.

The aging –church is well noted for its time-honored parchment, crosses and crowns. Its annual festival occurs every year on Tir 21/Jan 29 or 30 most of the time/. (Tour itinerary)

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