First Group of Churches

THE TOMB OF ADAM

THE TOMB OF ADAM

Impressive in its simplicity, a huge square block of stone stands 10 a deep trench 10 front of the western face of Bet Golgota. This is the Tomb of Adam. The block has been hollowed out, the ground floor serving as the western entrance to the first group of churches. The upper floor houses a …

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BET DEBRE SINA and BET GOLGOTA with the SELASSIE Chapel and the TOMB of ADAM

This is the most mysterious complex in Lalibela, housing its holiest shrine, the Selassie Chapel, and – according to the whispers of the priests – perhaps evens the tomb of King Lalibela himself. Not by accident is it here that some of the most beautiful processional crosses of Lalibela will be shown to you: a …

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