Tigray Church

The Scenery of Gheralta is spectacular. The view of graceful Mountain Gheralta and the far reaching Hawazien plain is a rare combination of extraordinary beauty. Gheralta, North - West of Mekele, the capital of Tigrai, is the home of a quarter of the churches, some famous for their stone workmanship, ancient paintings and old manuscripts, and others known for their magnificent view and difficult ascent.

Such great churches as Abune Yemata (Guh), Mariam Korkor, Debresion (Abune Abraham), Yohannes Maequddi and Silasie Degum are in the very heart of Gheralta, Making it the home of rock churches of Tigrai.

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