This small town, founded back in the 12th Century in the middle of the Lasta mountain chains, Is a of wonders and religious devotion. Proposed as the 8th wonder of the world by the UNESCO, the 11 rock-hewn churches of are the main attractions of Lalibella. Strongly allied with religious elders, King Lalibella expressed utmost wisdom in creating a “second Jerusalem” on the soils of Ethiopia.
It is claimed that angels participated in the construction of these churches. Other attractions in Lalibella include built up caves and semi rock-hewn churches.