Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa (must see)

Holy Trinity Cathedral is the highest ranking Orthodox cathedral built to commemorate Ethiopia's liberation from Italian occupation and is the second most important place of worship in Ethiopia.

The church compound is the burial place for those who fought against the Italian Occupation, or those who accompanied the Emperor into exile from 1936 to 1941. The Cathedral complex also includes the 'Bale Wold' Church, which is also known as the Church of the Four Heavenly Creatures. This church served as the original Holy Trinity Monastery Church before the building of the Cathedral and dates back to the reign of Emperor Menelik II. Other facilities include a primary and a secondary school, a monastery, the Holy Trinity Theological College, a museum and monuments housing the remains of those massacred in Addis Ababa by the Italians in 1937.

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Sight Name: Holy Trinity Cathedral
Sight Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Create Your Own Walk in Addis Ababa

Create Your Own Walk in Addis Ababa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Addis Ababa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
North of Addis Ababa Walking Tour

North of Addis Ababa Walking Tour

Some remarkable landmarks of Addis Ababa can be found in the north part of the city. There are monuments, beautiful buildings and the zoo where you can see lions walking. This self-guided tour will lead you through these attractions in the north of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Religious Sights Walking Tour in Addis Ababa

Religious Sights Walking Tour in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia is mainly a Christian country. However, there are many other religions of the world there as the country has many ethnic groups. Addis Ababa boasts very beautiful and old, Christian cathedrals and churches. There are also Catholic churches and mosques in the city. This self-guided tour will lead you to the great religious sights of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.5 Km or 5.9 Miles
Addis Ababa Introduction Walk

Addis Ababa Introduction Walk

Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is the country’s commercial and cultural hub, hosting a number of historic landmarks: monuments, squares, palaces and more. Among them the ones dedicated to the local Emperor Menelek and those commemorating the country's last, 20th-century emperor Haile Selassie. Follow this orientation walk to explore some of the top attractions of Addis Ababa.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles