Gheralta Rock, Mek'ele

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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 really recommend the Gheralta region for the gorgeous scenery and incredible rock-hewn chruches. I had an amazing two day experience thanks to a great guide, Berhanu Welday (whatsapp +251 91 486 109...  more »
  • Fisseha Tsegay Gebrehiwot promised to be our tour guide in Ethiopia. We agreed on track and price. He asked that we transfer money to him, so that he could purchase domestic flights for us and book ho...  more »
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