Biete Abba Libanos

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Entrance of Biete Abba Libanos

Biete Abba Libanos (House of Abbot Libanos) is an underground rock-cut monolith Orthodox church located in Lalibela, Ethiopia. It was built during the Kingdom of Axum.[1][2] It is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site at Lalibela.[3]


  1. ^ Lonely Planet Guide. "Biete Abba Libanos".
  2. ^ The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela".
  3. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre. "Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela".

Coordinates: 12°01′53″N 39°02′43″E / 12.03141°N 39.04518°E / 12.03141; 39.04518