Biete Amanuel

Biete Amanuel is an underground Orthodox monolith rock-cut church located in Lalibela, Ethiopia. The edifice was built during the Kingdom of Axum.[1][2] It is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site at Lalibela.[3] Biete Amanuel (House of Emmanuel) is possibly the former royal chapel.[4]

The rock church Biete Amanuel in Lalibela, Ethiopia


  1. ^ Lonely Planet Guide. "Biete Amanuel".
  2. ^ The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Rock-hewn Churches of Lalibela".
  3. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre. "Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela".
  4. ^ Lalibela

Coordinates: 12°01′55″N 39°02′44″E / 12.03182°N 39.04556°E / 12.03182; 39.04556