Ura Kidane Mehret

Ura Kidane Mehret ( "Mercy of Mary" ) is an Orthodox church off on Lake Tana in Ethiopia. The interior circular church here dates from the 16th century. The murals were painted 100 - 250 years ago.

Copyright: Edward Oest
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7202x3601
Taken: 26/06/2011
Uploaded: 06/07/2011
Updated: 12/08/2014


Tags: lake tana; bahir dar; ethiopia; church; orthodox
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