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Located in the Lasta Amhara region, Lalibela is a small town mostly known for its rock-cut churches. These medieval and post-medieval monolithic churches are one of the multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ethiopia. Whether you are a fan of architectural magnificence or not, you may find these 12th-century monuments worth the visit.

Carved out of rock slabs, there are eleven churches in total, some of which are regularly visited by Coptic Christians for pilgrimage purposes. The House of Saint George is the most iconic of them all due to its massive cross-shaped design. There are also many passages and trenches inside the churches that you can explore with the help of a local guide.

If you have extra time on hand, you can take a stroll around the town. There is an airport, a hospital, and a large market that may catch your attention.