Addis Ababa Vacations

Whether you’re here for a weekend or a month, Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia is the kind of special place you'll remember long after the souvenir t-shirt has faded.

Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia, is a city of round and about 2,800,000 people.

From here it's 720 miles (1159 kilometers) to the south to Nairobi, Kenya and 1400 miles (2253 kilometers) to the northeast to Doha, Qatar.

During your sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa, don’t miss out on the historical places of worship. Get an insight into the history of the Holy Trinity Cathedral and the St. George's Cathedral as you view the old structures.

To shop for local fashion or enjoy a snack, visit Addis Merkato and Debre Zeyit Market. These two are amongst the most popular centers for fashionistas and food lovers who have time to spare in the city.

As well as urban parks, the local city also has several larger ecological parks where families can enjoy picturesque scenery and interesting wildlife. De-stress at Hora Lake Recreation Area and savor your escape from the urban streets.

Iconic Meskel Square is the perfect place to rest those weary feet and feel the pulse of Addis Ababa. Relax with a coffee, meet the locals, and you’ll soon see why this square is so loved by Addis Ababa residents.

The National Museum of Ethiopia is a great treat for discerning travellers in Addis Ababa. Savor the quiet atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about the guided tours, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the echoes of the past.

There are few nicer ways to experience the famous people who helped shape Addis Ababa than to walk the halls of its beautifully preserved palace. Stately Menelik II's Palace embodies the very best design and craftsmanship of its era.

It doesn't matter how many attractions you’ve squeezed into your schedule; no tour of this city is complete without paying a visit to the Medhane Alem Church and the Debre Zeyit Mosque.

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