Adadi Mariam

Markos Sites & Attractions Aug 17, 2021

Adadi Mariam is a rock-hewn monolithic church located approximately 66 km southwest of Addis Ababa, Oromia. A popular tourist destination, the site is believed to have been built in the 12th century. The south most extant rock hewn church in Ethiopia, Adadi Mariam lies along the road to Butajira and it is the only rock hewn church to exist as far south as this region. Adadi Mariam Church located around 7km next to Melka Kuntre. Adadi Mariam is a subterranean rock-hewn church similar to those of Lalibela.

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