Friday, 26 September 2014 00:00



Gheralta is a dry plain with steep outcrops of cliffs and Table (chain) Mountains with very dramatic landscapes. But for most tourists to Ethiopia, the main reason to come to the Gheralta region is for it’s about 35 churches, the largest concentration of cliff churches of Ethiopia. While Lalibela may be the place with the highest density of rock-hewn churches, the Tigray region has plenty more, most of them being much older, with more paintings, special architecture at remote locations.
Maybe not the oldest, but the rock hewn churches on Gheralta often have the most colorful paintings and church treasures, while many are Set in the most stunning scenic landscapes.

Debre Maryan Korkor Church
One of the best known churches in Gheralta is the Debre Maryam Korkor Church close distance from the Gheralta Lodge and accessible to most people in decent condition.
Daniel Korkor Church
The Daniel Korkor church is a small church at a distance of about 200 m from the Debre Maryam Korkor Church, where one gets over a latch on the cliff of the same cliff formation.

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