Glastonbury is twinned with Lalibela in Ethiopia and Patmos in Greece.
Ethiopia`s twelfth-century capital – “the Jewel in Ethiopia`s crown” – is a remote town situated 2,600 metres in the Ethiopian Highlands with surrounding peaks approaching 4,000 metres. It is probably the most famous tourist site and most popular Christian pilgrimage centre in Ethiopia with its clusters of twelfth-century rock-hewn underground churches.
Patmos and Glastonbury are world famous and share the distinction of the presence of men, in St Joseph and St John, who knew the living Christ. These men took with them the same message that Christ had taught from those earliest times; the Christianity that Joseph knew and brought to our Britain was the same that John took to Patmos.