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St. George's Cathedral
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St. George's Cathedral

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Created: 30th Aug 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
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Type:
Historical
Hours:
8:00-9:00, 12:00-14:00 daily
Cost:
25% expensive

Also known as Giorgis Cathedral, this religious monument was built in 1896 in an octagonal shape to commemorate Ethiopia's victory over the Italians at the Battle of Adwa.  Inside, tourists can view the work of Ethiopian artist Afewerk Tekle, who also created the stained glass windows of the Africa Hall. 

There is a small museum attached with more on the history of Ethiopia.

Contact Information
City:
Addis Ababa
How_to_find:
North end of Churchill Rd


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