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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.

Place/country: Ethiopia,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in: 1978

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