Medhane Alem Cathedral, Addis Ababa

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#6 of 13 in Historic Sites in Addis Ababa
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  • This wonderful church is located right in the heart of Addis. Close to the airport and major attractions it is easy to get to and stands out in the crowd.  more »
  • It is a wonderful experience to go inside this cathedral but make sure you are properly clothe with some white veil to cover your head. The people going to this church are very serious and as soon as ...  more »
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  • The cathedral itself looks good but the surrounding gate around the compound is filthy, and there are pickpockets all over the area. You wouldn't believe me, but i witnessed a "lady" pull down her pants, and for lack of a better term... poop on the sidewalk right next to one of the gates 🤮💩😷 There is garbage all around the place and the amount of homeless beggers is saddening being that it looks like the cathedral has money. This area is 100% not safe at night, there are no lights and countless people sleeping all around the compound. Something wrong is going on here and they need to fix it.
  • It’s beautiful inside and out side, also considered as the largest church in Ethiopia.
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