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Addis Ababa City Tour
"The tour starts with a pick up from Bole International Airport or at your hotel and drive to Trinity Cathedral Church which has unique architectural style. Then you will be taken to the National Museum of Ethiopia for visiting the long age history of Ethiopia and the oldest human ancestor Lucy. After lunch we will go to the ethnographic museum and admire the country's different nationalities cultural materials. Finish the tour with shopping in Merkato the local marketplace which is said to be Africa’s largest open-air market."""
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Addis Ababa City Tour
"The tour starts with a pick up from Bole International Airport or at your hotel and drive to Trinity Cathedral Church which has unique architectural style. Then you will be taken to the National Museum of Ethiopia for visiting the long age history of Ethiopia and the oldest human ancestor Lucy. After lunch we will go to the ethnographic museum and admire the country's different nationalities cultural materials. Finish the tour with shopping in Merkato the local marketplace which is said to be Africa’s largest open-air market."""
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Addis Ababa City Tour
"The tour starts with a pick up from Bole International Airport or at your hotel and drive to Trinity Cathedral Church which has unique architectural style. Then you will be taken to the National Museum of Ethiopia for visiting the long age history of Ethiopia and the oldest human ancestor Lucy. After lunch we will go to the ethnographic museum and admire the country's different nationalities cultural materials. Finish the tour with shopping in Merkato the local marketplace which is said to be Africa’s largest open-air market."""
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Most Viewed Nightlife in Addis Ababa

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VIP Party Bus

The Addis party bus was a great experience and can definitely be recommended. It is a great way to meet people and enjoy the nightlife of Addis. The hosts were nice enough to pick us up at our hotel...
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RAS AMBA HOTEL BALCONY

If you would like to go for a nice cold beer and a panoramic view of Addis – this is the place. The bar staff are quick and friendly and they have a good bar/hot snack menu. The Balcony is sometimes...
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Club Illusion

This place should be renamed "Club Delusion", or "delusione", it was a total disappointment. I picked out from "reviews" online that said the place was heaving on a weekend. We arrived quite early at...
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Habesha Cultural Restaurant

The 2000 habesha cultural restaurant is opened with aim of entertaining its beloved guests and promoting Ethiopian culture. The interior decoration is nothing, but Ethiopian historical background and...
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Club Illusion

My friend and I have been going to different clubs in Addis for these past few weeks. Most of them are pretty good; some have good dancing floors, great sound systems, and spacious seating places. I...
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Red curtains hanging outside the door

Loud music is heard from a shanty area between Haile Gebreselassie road, Bole road and Meskel Square. Most of the houses are dilapidated with flat corrugated roof. You don't expect to find bars here....
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Memo Club, Silver Bullet, My bar, Concorde

The nightlife in Addis Ababa is good in the weekends. Many places are found along Bole road (also called Africa road). There are clubs, bars, habesha shows (traditional dances), conserts. They play...
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Christmas-Light Bars

Mostly can be found in poor areas like Meskel Flower Road and off Debre Zeit. These are small ‘kiosks’ or shops turned into bars. Each of these bars wont take more than 5 customers. The door is always...
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The Dome Nightclub

The Dome nightclub is attached to Concorde hotel. Residents of the hotel are allowed free of charge but you must mention it to the security guy. It starts at 9.30 with the traditional dance. It’s the...
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Habesha restaurant

Mira Band with dancers play traditional music - Habesha cultural show. I don't know the name of the place or the street. But I remember it on the map. To find it, start Google Earth and enter the...
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Satelitte Cafe

On Bole Road, by the airport, you will see a plane emerging from the building into the street. Inside is a food place (see other tip), but a small bar is inside that hosts weekend live music. It was...
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Mask Bar

Small bar off Bole Road.Decent Western music. Gets very busy on Friday and Saturday, less so the rest of the week. The theme is 'masks' ranging from tribal wooden masks, to comedy Eddie Murphy rubber...
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Bailamos

This is a fun and lively salsa club. I was not expecting much from a salsa club in Ethiopia, but the decor was nice and the music was great. The dance floor was dominated by a few patrons, but the...
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Piaza

If you like local noisy music or the US "Rapy" (rapid??) music Piaza - street by Taitu Hotel buzzes with life and noise. It is great place to people-watch and meet ladies and dance in the many bars....
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Top Hotels in Addis Ababa

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Taitu Street, PO Box 6002, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Corner of Menelik II Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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P.O. Box 40536, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Bole Road, 400 meters from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
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Top Things to Do in Addis Ababa

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Museum

The National Museum of Ethiopia is a rather small, three story building that houses a wide variety of artifacts from some of the earliest pre-human bones right through to some very recent art pieces...
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Mercato

The Mercato (from the Italian for "market"), is huge covering several square kilometers (and square miles) of space near downtown Addis Ababa. It is crowded and total mayhem and not nearly as...
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Holy Trinity Church

The centrally located Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa is the most important Orthodox church in the city and is located near the parliament buildings. For the photographers visiting, this is a...
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The Piazza Area

Piazza is the backpacker area. The hotels are cheaper and the area is pitoresque and very crowded. The name is a legacy of the Italian invasion era, and you will find some Italian cafe's and...
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The Lion of Judah

The Lion of Judah is the personal symbol of Emperor Haile Selassie I. This monument was one of several unveiled for the Emperor’s coronation in 1930 in Addis Ababa. In May 1936 the invading Italian...
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Bole Road

Bole road, or Africa road which is the official name, is a long road crossing through the south-east part of Addis Ababa from the airport to Meskel Square in the city center. The upper and middle part...
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DAO

"ADDIS - THE NEW FLOWER OF ETHIOPIA"
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SirRichard

"I love cities with meaningful names"
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georeiser

"Addis Ababa, Ethiopia"
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Sami29

"Addis Ababa: A City of Belief & Disbelief"
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"Addis Ababa"
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