Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara, Asmara

#3 of 15 in Historic Sites in Eritrea
Built in 1920 on the grounds of an ancient church, Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara remains a spiritual center of the Coptic community. At the entrance, note the blend of Italian and Eritrean architectural styles in the stylized mosaics of Christian saints and traditional Aksumite (Ethiopian) stone beams. Inside, listen to the eerie sounds of tusk bells echoing through the cathedral. The skyline visible from the front yard encompasses the towers of the neighboring mosque and Catholic cathedral, creating a powerful spiritual ambiance. Put Enda Marian- Cattedrale Copta Di Asmara into our Asmara day trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Asmara.
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  • Enda Mariam Orthodox Cathedral is an interesting mixage of Italian and Eritrean architecture built on the area of the ancient church, on the project of the architect. E. Gallo in 1920, during the...  more »
  • Again only viewed from outside but a nice photo opportunity and a prominent edifice in Asmara which boasts few taller structures. Worth a wee trip to see, we'd sadly no time to go in.  more »

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