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Addis Ababa City Tours Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa City Tours Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s capital city is more than a mere stopover for travelers en route to the country’s ruins and spectacular mountains. It’s a sweet muddle of what makes this country so fascinating: ancient history and religion, a distinct ethnic and international flair. Take in the amazing jazz scene, spilling out of trendy cafes and bars that also serve some of the best coffee in the world; or the hidden boutiques where you can shop for traditional shawls and baskets; and then there’s the National Museum, home to 3.2 million-year-old ‘Lucy’ and a melee of other treasures.

Areas of interest in Addis Ababa

National Museum of Ethiopia

The best place to see the pre-history and ethnography of the country, even if the museum is distinctly dated – so worth seeing. Other things to see there also, but not everything merits close attention – depending on your interests of course. So you need less than two hours.

Mount Entoto Ethiopia

Mount Entoto is the highest peak on the Entoto Mountains providing some of the breathtaking views of the capital Addis Ababa and the surrounding literally the mountain which overlooks the city of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. It reaches 3,200 meters above sea level.

Mercato market Addis Ababa

Addis Mercato or simply known as Mercato is a large open-air marketplace in the Addis Ketema, district of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and the name refers to the neighborhood in which it is located.

St George Addis Ababa

Saint George’s Cathedral is an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The cathedral is noted for its distinctive octagonal form. It is located at the northern end of Churchill Road in the city.

Holy Trinity Cathedral Addis Ababa

Holy Trinity Cathedral, known in Amharic as Kidist Selassie, is the highest-ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Red terror martyrs Memorial Museum

Red terror martyrs Memorial Museum is a Historic church where 7 paratroopers were gunned down in 1942 & still displaying the bullet marks.

Ethnological Museum Addis Ababa

Artifacts, crafts & religious icons tracing Ethiopian culture, on show in an emperor’s palace, and it’s worth a visit while visiting Addis Ababa.

How to get around during Addis Ababa city Tours

The best way to experience Addis Ababa city tours is by hiring a well-conditioned vehicle with fully working air conditioning as the days can be hot and sometimes you’re stuck in a traffic jam.

Where to stay during Addis Ababa city Tours

Where to stay while visiting Addis Ababa is not an issue and some of the top places to stay include Luxury Sheraton hotel Addis Ababa, Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Tulip Addis Ababa, and Capital hotel and spa.

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