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Museums & Galleries In Addis Ababa

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  • Addis Ababa Museum, Bole Rd / Airport Rd / Africa Ave (near Meskel Square). Tu-F 08:30-12:30, 13:30-17:30; Sa 08:30-11:30.Contains artifacts and displays from Addis Ababa. Ras Biru Habte-Gabriel, a former Minister of War, used to live at the palace.
  • Ethiopian Railway Museum.
  • Ethnological Museum, Algeria St. M-F 08:00-17:00; Sa-Su 09:00-17:00. This intriguing museum, also known as the Museum and Library of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, has exhibits on Ethiopia’s history and culture. There are several exhibits depicting Ethiopia’s diverse ethnic groups, each providing information about their own lives. Each ethnic display is accompanied with ethnic attire, instruments, tools, and other artifacts, making it one of the most intriguing museums in the city.
  • National Museum of Ethiopia, King George VI St (between Arat Kilo Ave and the University of Addis Ababa Graduate School).08:30-17:00. A museum of international renown. The most well-known display is a life-size recreation of Lucy, an early hominid. Because Ethiopian civilisation is one of the world’s oldest, the artifacts in the museum date back thousands of years, including some from its early days. There is a vast range of antiquities on display, from sculptures to clothes to artwork. There is both traditional and contemporary art on display.
  • National Postal Museum (next to the main post office). Ethiopian stamps in a modest yet decent collection.
  • Natural History Museum, Queen Elizabeth II St. Tu-Su 09:00-11:45, 13:30-16:30. 
  • “Red Terror” Martyrs Memorial Museum, Bole Rd(adjacent to Meskel Square). Daily 08:00-18:30. Concerning people who perished under the Derg’s reign. Opened in 2010 with a fantastic, contemporary presentation design. Donation. 

How To Travel To Addis Ababa

BY PLAINBole International Airport, the busiest in East Africa and the hub of Ethiopian Airlines, is served by several international airlines with daily flights to Europe, the United States, Asia, and many African cities such as Accra, Bamako, Brazzaville, Cairo, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Khartoum, Harare, Johannesburg, and...

How To Get Around In Addis Ababa

Few streets have names, and even when they do, they may not be labeled accurately on a map; instead, utilize landmarks to help you navigate the city.Blue and white minibusesThe blue and white minibuses/taxis are quite efficient in getting about town. Because they are frequently packed, it is also...

Districts & Neighbourhoods In Addis Ababa

The city is split into ten boroughs, which are known as subcities:1 Addis Ketema2 Akaky Kaliti3 Arada4 Bole5 Gullele6 Kirkos7 Kolfe Keranio8 Lideta9 Nifas Silk-Lafto10 Yeka

Prices In Addis Ababa

Tourist (Backpacker) - 41 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:meals in cheap restaurant, public transport, cheap hotel.Tourist (regular) - 131 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including:mid-range meals and drinks,transportation, hotel.MARKET / SUPERMARKETMilk1 liter$ 1.50Tomatoes1 kg$ 0.80 Cheese0.5 kg$ 7.00Apples1 kg$ 4.15Oranges1...

Sights & Landmarks In Addis Ababa

If you stroll from Meskel Square to Sidest Kilo, you will most likely find it fun and engaging. You'll see the Africa Hall, the palaces and the Parliament building, the Hilton Hotel, the marvelous architectural adventure of a building housing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Sheraton Hotel, the...

Shopping In Addis Ababa

Mercato. The mercato (Italian meaning market, since the main covered market still in use originates from the colonial government of the late 1930s) is the world's biggest outdoor market, and it sells everything from tourist items (t-shirts, wood crafts, etc.) to cloth to metal goods. Haggling and negotiating are...

Food & Restaurants In Addis Ababa

Food is relatively inexpensive. Make sure you try the national dish injera at least once, since there is nothing else like it. It's a yeast-risen flatbread with a distinctive, somewhat spongy feel. Teff flour is usually used to make it. Injera is made by combining teff flour with water...

Nightlife In Addis Ababa

Affoy. The upstairs, which houses the bar and hookah, is a bit run-down, but the pizzas are delicious.Black Rose, Boston Bldg, Bole Rd (above the Boston Day Spa). The lively ambiance is dark yet cozy and trendy, and the bar provides a wide range of beverages. Every Thursday night, there is a...

Stay Safe & Healthy In Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is safer than other African cities. Gang violence and other dangerous actions are uncommon. Pick-pockets and con-artists may be encountered at and near Bole Airport, Mercato, Piazza, and other localities. Keep your things near by and be aware of your surroundings.In contrast to other African towns, police...

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