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

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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.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site

Place/region: Lalibela, Ethiopia, Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV

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