Eight Incredible Facts You Need to Know Before Visiting Lalibella
Widely known as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, the medieval complex of 11 rock-hewn churches and 2 chapels at Lalibela must surely rank as the single most breathtaking historical site in sub-Saharan Africa. See the following facts about lalibella before you set your feet to visit the site.

3. The most spectacular rock-hewn church in Lalibela is Bete Giyorgis, a 15-metre tall monolith surrounded by a gaping subterranean trench

The most spectacular rock-hewn church in Lalibela is Bete Giyorgis, a 15-metre tall monolith surrounded by a gaping subterranean trench

4. A cavern behind the church houses the bones of more than 10,000 Christian pilgrims who travelled from afar to die at the monastery.

A cavern behind the church houses the bones of more than 10,000 Christian pilgrims who travelled from afar to die at the monastery.



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