Rock-Hewn Churches of Tigray

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“While the rock-hewn churches of Lal­i­bela are the most dra­matic build­ings, the cliff churches of Tigray show the most dra­matic land­scapes and the long­est Christian tra­di­tion. Un­known to the world out­side, these churches were first de­scribed by the Bri­tish ex­plorer Ivy Pearce as ‘the great­est of the his­tor­i­cal-cul­tural her­itages of the Ethiopian peo­ple’.”

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