October 15, 2021
There are a lot of ancient churches and monasteries on the lake “Tana” islands, this all are made before 14 century both of them fund in different island there are 37 islands on Lake Tana, all the islands are ever green also you can find coffee farms and the best spot to watch the endemic birds of Ethiopia, You will observe the priceless ancient history’s and natural attractions of Ethiopia in the lake Tana area ,the following are the most famous churches and monasteries found in the Lake Tana islands, in most of the monastery woman’s are not allowed but you can check out the surrounding natural beauty of the islands .
Is well known by the resting place of the Ark of the covenant from 400 BC to 400AD then later move to St marry church of Axum not only this ancient history tells that St marry is been stayed in this church for about 3 months during her travel to Egypt.
Is an ancient church build in 16th century every inch of the wall is very colorful and showing censes of miracles.
In this church you can find ancient manuscripts books and the well known ancient Gospel.
It’s founded in the 15th century it is remarkable church next to Tana cherkos due to the Ark of the Covenant, it’s been kept here for temporary period secretly.
The Zege peninsula found on south western shore of the lake Tana you can see about 6 churches and monastery such as, Zege Giorgis, Bete Mariam, Ura Kidane Mehret , Azwa Mariam , Tekle Hymanot and Debre Selasie this island is also a place which have got large natural forests, coffee farms harbors so many