Namada Close Quarters Testnet 1

This testnet introduces the following new features:

Future testnets will include more features as described in the Namada spec, like IBC (inter-blockchain communication protocol), bridging to the Ethereum blockchain and more.

Chain information

Latest values regarding the testnet that would be useful to have in your shell:

export NAMADA_CHAIN_ID='namada-cq-2.a6ebeb093671093b21'
export NAMADA_COMMIT='f1afdffd5e43ad4bb448db7bf5bc1e23464350f7'

You will need to compile the binaries from source yourself, make sure you have checked out the specific commit $NAMADA_COMMIT to build from, then follow the building from source guide.


  • 2022-05-05: The chain has been setup to start today at 12:00 CET.
  • 2022-05-02: We are currently preparing to launch the chain. Applications are open for people to be genesis validators.