St. Mariam Cathedral, Massawa

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#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Massawa
Located in the eastern part of the city, St. Mariam Cathedral represents a simple, yet grand religious site. As you approach, you’ll see the lively, colorful murals on both sides of the entrance, depicting the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus accompanied by angels. The whole building displays a blue-white color combination, with a stone mosaic covering the lower parts of the walls, contributing to the warm and welcoming atmosphere inside. Outside the cathedral, you can see a memorial to the casualties of the country's civil war. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Massawa using our trip planner.
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  • The beautiful building with its dome can be seen from afar as it approaches the central part of Massawa. Bright murals on the facade give it a memorable and warm image. Right in front of him is a monument of independence from...
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  • It is a beautiful church located east of Massawa War Veterans Memorial square. The Church came from Asmara, Tiwalet island in the tank then see. Building front internal door in front of Church murals are a must-see. I saw very good right at the back had tea with church officials of the Eritrean people resting.
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