There are no set opening hours for any of the churches, so in order to maximize your chances of gaining access to any given church, you should avoid visiting on local market days when the priest is likely to be out shopping and bear in mind that on mass days you may not be allowed to enter any church much after 10am. By contrast, most churches stay open longer than usual on holy days dedicated to the saint for which they are named. A knowledgeable local guide (a native Tigrinya-speaker, arranged through the tourist office in Wukro) will be invaluable when it comes to easing your way around.

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