Gheralta Rock, Mek'ele

Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Explore the 35 cliff churches of Gheralta Rock, and take in the dramatic views of table mountains. The collection of rock-hewn churches reveals vivid wall murals that are hundreds of years old, as well as the unusual architecture of these sacred structures. Snap photographs of the jagged peaks rising above the dry plain, and admire the stone farmhouses of Tigray nearby. Come well prepared for the rough terrain and expect to do some climbing. Plan your Gheralta Rock visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mek'ele using our Mek'ele day trip planner.
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  • I went on a private tour with a company called (Lucy Ethiopia Tours) back in Feb 2020. Everything was very well organized and the staff were super friendly. the owner of the company (Kiros) was...  more »
  • Nice landscape and great hike. White people were denied entrance by the monk because of Corona fear. Didnt help not having been in Europe for months. Ethiopians could enter. Another example of this...  more »

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