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Museum Highlights Guided Day Tour in Addis Ababa
"You will be picked up from your hotel between 8am and 9am. Accompanied by a driver and a local guide you will head to Holy Trinity Cathedral Church; the highest ranking cathedral church in Addis with its own museum and distinct architecture. After exploring the church you will be taken to National Museum Ethiopia's most important museum and home to our ancestor Lucy. Typical Ethiopian lunch will be served at Ethiopia's oldest hotel Taitu Hotel (not included in price). After lunch you will be taken to St. George Cathedral and Museum which is famous for its distinct octagonal architecture and location in the center of Addis. Following this you will have the chance to view the Ethnological museum set within Haile Selassie's former palace and surrounded by the beautiful gardents and fountains of Addis Ababa University. Bringing the tour to a conclusion
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Entoto Mountain Guided Day Tour from Addis Ababa
"Hotel pick-up is between 7:30am and 8am. Accompanied by a tour guide and driver the trip to Entoto mountain will start at 8am. After a 30 - 45 min drive you will arrive at the bottom of Entoto mountain. a short drive and some light trekking up the mountain will lead you to the historic Entoto Mariam (St. Mary) Church and Museum. From here you will be able to see the vast parts of Addis Ababa from an impressive viewpoint. After exploring the historic church you will head towards King Menelik's palace whose empress founded Addis Ababa. The palace was established when Menelik moved from Ankober to Addis. The palace and museum both testify to the simple taste Emperor Menelik and Empress Taitu had. Moving away from the palace you will be engaged in a long walk towards the historical St. Raguel and St Elias Churches
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Addis Ababa Highlights: Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a hotel pick up between 7:30am and 8am and start your trip to Entoto mountain where after a short drive up hill and some light trekking you will have the chance to visit the historic Entoto Church & Museum and Menelik's palace. Heading back to the city from the mountain you will make a short stop at Shiromeda textile market the largest traditional clothing market in Addis. You will have the opportunity to socialize with the world famous traditional textile craftsmen and shop for souvenirs. After exploring Shiromeda you will visit the National Museum which is the home of the fossil replica of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) and some other historical artifacts. This is followed by a typical Ethiopian lunch at the oldest hotel in Ethiopia
From $99.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Keren

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The Post Office

The Post Office is open from 8am – Noon and from 2-6pm Monday to Friday. On Saturdays they are open from 8am until Noon. I did see a yellow post box in another location in Keren and there is one...
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The Old Cathedral

The old cathedral is very small and easy to miss, being overshadowed by the new cathedral. However it is so quaint and pretty it is a pity to pass it by. Sometimes you can go inside if it is open, and...
janiebaxter
Aug 28, 2007

The Madonna of the Baobab

The Madonna of the Baobab also known as the shrine of St Maryam Dearit is an ancient baobab which is believed to have powers of fertility. Local women brew coffee in the shade of the tree and they...
janiebaxter
Aug 28, 2007

The New Cathedral

The new Cathedral is very attractive for a modern building. I'm not sure when it was built but it was fairly recently. Its beautiful blue glass domes dominate the city and shine in the sunlight. The...
janiebaxter
Aug 27, 2007

The 2nd World War Graveyard

You can visit the graveyards of both the British and Italian soldiers who died in the second world war.Although a bit sad, it is very interesting to wander around and the the graveyards are extremely...
janiebaxter
Aug 26, 2007

Camel Market

The camel market is in the square in front of the market. The camels are used to transport the wood and other goods, and the square is filled with traders, camels and other goods.It is easy to wander...
janiebaxter
Aug 26, 2007
 
 
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Wood & camel market

Across the main road is the site of Keren's famous wood & camel market. Up to a hundred camels are brought here on Modays, but even on other days you will see quite a few, plenty of donkeys,...
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hunwagner
Mar 28, 2005

The main market

The main vegetable and fruit market in Keren is a riot of colour, thanks to the gorgeous traditional costumes of the local Tigre and Bilen women.Beyond the veggie market, you enter the bazaar area...
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hunwagner
Mar 28, 2005

Giro Fiori

This "Circle of Flowers" is the centre of Keren.It is flanked by pretty, colonial-style houses, some of which now house hotels and restaurants. It is the best place to sit and watch the town go about...
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hunwagner
Mar 28, 2005

Colonial architecture

Keren may not be such an overwhelmingly Italian town as Asmara, but it certainly has its share of eye-catching buildings all the same.Unfortunately, many of these are decaying - gracefully.
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hunwagner
Mar 28, 2005

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Asmara Road (P-2), Keren, Eritrea, Keren
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"Keren: The Gateway to Western Eritrea"
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janiebaxter

"Keren The Tranquil Hilltown"
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DAO

"City of Harmony"
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icarus2004

"so close to asmara ...so different"
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mirko77

"Amazing Keren"
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