Church of Saint George, Lalibela
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The Church of Saint George (Amharic: Bete Giyorgis) is one of eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches in Lalibela, a town in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Originally named Roha (Warwar), the historical and religious site was named Lalibela after the King Gebre Mesqel Lalibela of the Zagwe dynasty, who commissioned its construction. He is regarded as a saint by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
One of eleven rock-hewn churches in Lalibela, Ethiopia
Church in Amhara Region, Ethiopia
|Church of Saint George|
|Location||Lalibela, North Wollo Zone, Amhara Region|
|Denomination||Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church|
|Architectural type||Monolithic church|