Tomb of Adam, Lalibela

4.1
#6 of 8 in Historic Sites in Lalibela
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Hollowed into a stone, Tomb of Adam tells different stories of religion and history. Above the entrance, you can see a cross in the stone. Get inside this old church, and explore the stone passages. The tomb together with the Church of Golgotha symbolizes the Holy Sepulchre. Explore the site and enter other churches to see the ancient architecture and learn about the religion. In order not to miss this hidden gem, hire a guide, who will inform you in detail about the sites. Make Tomb of Adam a centerpiece of your Lalibela vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Lalibela tour itinerary builder site.
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  • dont forget also to visit this place and you can take nice photos from here, with my guide SAMI or SAMUEL we ended my tour in tomb of Adam, but outside expect there will be male guys and children...  more »
  • It was amazing to go through these churches dating more than 700 years and still in use. King Lalibela wanted to recreate Jerusalem in Ethiopia. Imagine the work involved in excavating the bedrock...  more »
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  • Tomb is nothing special
  • Worth to see. In the middle of a deep ditch near Bet Golgotha and Bet Uraiel is the so-called Tomb of Adam, which is a hollow in a large block of stone. There is nothing in the middle. Two rooms, which once served as the cell by hermits. The very idea of forge in the rock the other Jerusalem is worthy of admiration.
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