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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

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K.G. CORNER Cafe & Restaurant, Addis Ababa

The place was named after the father of the family, Kassahun Gebru. It is in the heart of Piazza on Dejazmach Jote Street.It has a great variety of local and Western dishes and a nice environment. The...
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Oct 12, 2014

Omer Kayam Restaurant, Addis Ababa

This Armenian restaurant is in Piazza. There are a lot of reasons why you should try it. First of all you can taste some different dishes from other restaurants, the prices are really low and there is...
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Oct 12, 2014

Oslo Cafe, Addis Ababa

This modern cafe is always busy with locals and tourists. Besides the usual things we have for breakfast it has a variety of pastries displayed and you can have your pick. There are different kinds of...
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Oct 12, 2014

Olympiacos Greek Club, Addis Ababa

Olympiacos Greek Club has a beautiful restaurant which really saved my life! I am not exaggerating because I had reached the limits of starvation. I couldn't take anything more of local food – I heard...
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Oct 12, 2014

TOP VIEW RESTAURANT

This is the most beautiful restaurant in Addis Ababa. It was originally a grand housed built by a minor royal, Dejazmach Wendirad Defabachew, who was a hero in the Battle of Adwa 1896. It is now a...
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Jul 13, 2014

ISOLA VERDE PIZZERIA

I found Isola Verde in a budget guidebook and realised one day it was just around the corner from my budget hotel in the Piazza area. Ok, you are probably wondering why I have a picture that is...
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Jul 18, 2013
 
 
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Lucy's Gazebo Restaurant

Lucy's is adjacent to the National Museum, which houses the bones of Lucy (actually a replica), the 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis "mother of us all."The restaurant is popular both...
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Jan 03, 2013

FRESH TOUCH

I found this restaurant just after it first opened. It looked like a snack bar. When the fantastic food arrived at my table, I found out just how wrong I was. When I entered I just wanted a fast food...
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Dec 06, 2012

CASTELLI RESTAURANT

I really wanted to eat here. This is a top Italian Restaurant right in the heart of Piazza. When I did go in, the owner looked down her nose at me. One of the staff had to practically beg her to let...
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Oct 06, 2012

BLUE TOPS - ADDIS ABABA

Please note: this is now being reported as closed. Very sad.Blue Tops is a first class Italian restaurant. They have 2 bright and open dinning rooms plus 3 outside tables. Try and get an outside one....
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Oct 06, 2012

Habesha Restaurant

I loved this place. It is so alive, music, dance. The Alicia Fir Fir is the best I ever eat. I loved this place. It is so alive, music, dance. The Alicia Fir Fir is the best I ever eat. The Tibs is...
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Jan 03, 2012

HIRUT RESTAURANT

If you manage to visit the historical city of Harer, make sure you have at least one meal here. They are the real deal for a large meal that’s full of flavour and still won’t cost a lot. They...
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Nov 07, 2011

THE OLD MILK HOUSE - ADDIS ABABA

The Old Milk House has the most commanding views of Addis Ababa, especially at night. Located 10 floors up and next to the huge United Nations complex, you can see all of Addis Ababa. The staff will...
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Apr 04, 2011

ENESRA

I love this place! Great food, live entertainment, great service and surprisingly low prices. If you are visiting Addis Ababa, this is a must. They have it all:• Live Music – every night!• Fantastic...
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Apr 04, 2011

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Top Things to Do in Ethiopia

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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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Boat Trip

There are different boat trips possible, the cheapest would be by ferry, 6.30 am 50 Birr to Zege peninsula walk there past some monasteries (Ura Kidane Meret, Bete Maryam) to Azwa village, back from...
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Royal Enclosure

The town of Gonder is often described as ‘The Camelot of Ethiopia’, and when you approach the Royal Enclosure, situated in the middle of the town, it’s easy to understand why. The city itself was...
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Saturday Market

Every saturday in Lalibela is market day. It is very crowded mostly selling livestok like goats, sheeps and chicken, but also local textiles. People from the surrounding villages come to sell their...
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Omo valley

If you plan to travel in the Omo River Valley, there is only one thing you must bring: Emmanuel Cheneke. Emany is hands down the best guide working in/around Jinka and perhaps in all of Ethiopia. I...
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Danakil Depression

The Dalol area is pretty desolate but does have a few amazing things to see which you must simply see and experience. A little bit about the area which is situated in the Afar region of Ethiopia....
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