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What Secrets Do Ethiopia’s Monolithic Churches Hold?

10 facts that you don’t know about the Ethiopian Monolithic churches.

Bete Giyorgis, the Church of St. George in Ethiopia, was hewn from a single block of stone. By Bernard Gagnon — Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28203119

Deep in the heart of Ethiopia lay eleven secretive churches, carved into the hard rock that makes up the landscape. Locals believe the ancient buildings were carved from the rock by angels in a single night.

1. No one knew where…

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