Located in the main campus of the Addis Ababa University and founded by the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, the museum strives to preserve the country’s historical and cultural heritages. It has complete collections that describe almost all the tribal groups in Ethiopia. Here you will have an overview about the history, culture, and traditions of the people of Ethiopia.
A beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture that is unique to both Ethiopia and Africa and is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Many renowned Ethiopians are buried in the church grounds and the tombs of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife are inside the church.
St. George Cathedral
Located in the heart of the city, this is where Emperor Haile Selassie was coronated as the Emperor of Ethiopia. Its museum holds clothes and belongings of the former Ethiopian kings, religious crosses, and numerous manuscripts and paintings.
Comprised of many archaeological and historical artefacts including the famous hominid fossil “Lucy” locally known as “Dinknesh” meaning “wonderful,” this museum provides a great introduction to the history of Ethiopia
The largest open-air market in Africa. Here you will be given a fascinating glimpse of the vast range of goods from all parts of the country and participate in the Ethiopian tradition of negotiating a price or
With an altitude of 3200 meters is the highest peak in the Addis Ababa region. It was the site of the first palace of Menelik-II, the founder of Addis Ababa, and offers wonderful views of the surrounding forests and the capital below.
Red Terror’ Martyrs Memorial Museum
As if I bore them all in one night, they slew them in a single night.’ These were the words spoken by the mother of four teenage children all killed on the same day by the Derg, as she officially opened the small but powerful ‘Red Terror’ Martyrs Memorial Museum in 2010. Over a couple of rooms the museum reveals the fall of Emperor Haile Selassie and the horrors of life under Mengistu’s Derg regime.
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia