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Unesco World heritage since: 1978
Size of heritage:

Longitude: 39,040°
Latitude: 12,029°


The 11 medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century 'New Jerusalem' are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia near a traditional village with circular-shaped dwellings. Lalibela is a high place of Ethiopian Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion.

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Lalibela,Beta Giyorgis 3d avi

Published: February 11, 2014
Length: 24:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dosio Andrea STUDIO

3D graphic processing of the church The Church of St. George (Amharic: Bete Giyorgis) is one of eleven monolithic churches in Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Carved from...

Templo esculpido na pedra em Lalibela/Etiópia - Nova África

Published: March 16, 2010
Length: 06:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: novaafrica

O templo, dedicado a São Jorge, foi esculpido em rocha viva no século XII.

Lalibela rock-hewn churches

Published: September 14, 2013
Length: 40:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Red Rock Lalibela Hotel

A short presentation of the Lalibela churches built at the turn of the 12th and 13th centuries, UNESCO world-heritage listed since 1978.

Walking outside Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia

Published: March 06, 2013
Length: 54:10 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: João Leitão

Walking outside Bet Giyorgis Church, Lalibela Ethiopia.

Most impressive rock-hem church in Lalibela: Saint George Church

Published: August 26, 2014
Length: 54:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Miguel Ortega Lafuente

This is (in my modest opinion) the most majestic of Lalibela's churches. A monolithic building of up to 15 meters high carved in the rock. From the outside is quite impressive, not that impressive...

에티오피아 랄리벨라(Lalibala) 암굴교회

Published: October 21, 2014
Length: 38:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 여행사천지항공

암굴교회의 도시, 랄리벨라 랄리벨라는 에티오피아 북부에 위치한 작은 마을로 악숨과 함께 에티오피아의 종교 성지로 손꼽힌다. 12세기 무슬림...

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