Ura Kidane Mehret Church another side, Near Bahardar, Ethiopia.
The convent was founded in the 14th century by the saint Betre Mariyam (Amharic "Rod of Mary"), although the present circular church dates from the 16th century. Its wall are decorated with numerous murals painted between 100 and 250 years ago; subjects include Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam and his followers. The most significant were painted by Alaqa Engida during the reign of Emperor Menelik II. The church has its treasury in a nearby outbuilding, which contains the richly embroidered robes of Negus Tekle Haymanot and his wife Laqetch Gegre Mehdin, as well as the crowns of Emperor Yohannes IV, Emperor Tewodros II, Negus Tekle Haymanot, and Emperor Tekle Giyorgis.
Inside Blue Mosque, Istanbul
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, afternoon
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, morning
Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul
Outside Blue Mosque, Istanbul
Hippodrome, Istanbul, sunrise
Sultanahmet park, Istanbul at sunrise.
Hippodrome, Istanbul, afternoon. Obelisk view.
Sulatanahmet park, Istanbul, afternoon
Sulatanahmet park, Istanbul, sunrise
Sultanahmet park, Istanbul, afternoon
Sultanahmet park in Istanbul in the afternoon.