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LALIBELA ROCK HEWN CHURCHES - ETHIOPIA


Lalibela (13th-century ) is the most well known and marveled of all the Zagwe kings. He is credited for building the eleven famous rock-hewn churches in his capital city, known originally as Roha but renamed as Lalibela after his death . Lalibela is a high place of Ethiopian Christianity, still today a place of pilmigrage and devotion.

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