Biete Abba Libanos

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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]

References[edit]

  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". unesco.org.


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