4. Debre Damo, a flat-topped mountain in northern Ethiopia, is one of the country’s most important centres of Christianity. This small, modern church is built in front of the grotto where Aragawi – one of the nine saints
5. The interior of Abuna Gebre Mikael church located in the Gheralta mountains has two aisles and a central nave and its intriguing Gondarine frescoes are late 18th- or early 19th-century.
6. Also in the Gheralta mountains, Yohannes Maequddi church is the last of the great painted basilicas of Tigray. It is carved out of an outcrop of white sandstone atop a mountain that rises 230 metres from the valley floor.