Ethiopia

The origin of religions ( Ethiopia )

EL origen de las religiones


This is the main interest of the visitors to the North of Ethiopia, the cultural richness of the religion. They say that religions were born in Ethiopia and the truth that all indicators point towards it.


EL origen de las religiones


You can observe how all cultures mingle, from Catholic to Buddhist. Some of the similarities that can be seen with other religions are amazing : the churches have the same architecture as the Tibetan buildings; They venerate the Virgin Mary, It is curiously black, on the other hand the twelve apostles are white; dress and pray as Muslims; writing has Hebrew connotations... and many more inexplicable similarities, all of them are mixed in the North of the country.

 

EL origen de las religiones


The most visited places are the sacred city of Lalibela, Christian-Orthodox population, with its church carved in stone, really impressive. Are also visited the churches of the region of Tigray and the pre-Christian stelae of Axum city.

 

EL origen de las religiones


Also in this region, it is advisable to rent a vehicle to gain access to the hidden churches, some of them were excavated in the mountain. In the Tigray region there are vestiges of that a day was covered by the sea. The children they will persecute you out of curiosity and to try to sell some fossils. You can see all the images to full screen in the section of Photographs.

 

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones

EL origen de las religiones