Gheralta Rock, Mek'ele

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Explore the 35 cliff churches of Gheralta Rock, and take in the dramatic views of table mountains. The collection of rock-hewn churches reveals vivid wall murals that are hundreds of years old, as well as the unusual architecture of these sacred structures. Snap photographs of the jagged peaks rising above the dry plain, and admire the stone farmhouses of Tigray nearby. Come well prepared for the rough terrain and expect to do some climbing. Plan your Gheralta Rock visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mek'ele using our Mek'ele day trip planner.
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  • After living in Ethiopia for 2 years, two friends and I finally did the rock-hewn churches of Gheralta 3 weeks before I left. And it was definitely the highlight of my time in Ethiopia! We ran into Bi...  more »
  • I got in touch with Brohanu (+251 91 486 1090) through a recommendation while i was staying at Gheralta Lodge in Hawzien. After a little negotiation on the price we were both satisfied. Brohanu put me...  more »
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