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Ethiopian Pilgrimage: The Rock Churches of Lalibela. ©NHK 1978
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Ethiopian Pilgrimage: The Rock Churches of Lalibela

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Summary/Historical Context

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Pilgrimage

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.

Place/Country: Ethiopia
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
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