You’ll start the day looking down on Addis Ababa from Entoto Mountain , which
was the capital of Ethiopia before Addis Ababa. Here you will enjoy breathtaking
panoramic views of the city and breathe in fresh air from the eucalyptus forests.
There will be an opportunity to visit the Entoto Maryam Church and Museum .

Next we’ll proceed down into bustiling Addis Ababa via Shiro Meda , the city’s
largest market, where you can shop for souvenirs and traditional clothes, and
barter with the locals.

We continue our tour to the campus of the Addis Ababa University, then on to
the Ethnological Museum , which has interesting displays from the many cultures
of Ethiopia and is housed in the former palace of Haile Selassie .

Next is a visit to the National Museum , where Ethiopia’s oldest resident, ‘Lucy’ , is
housed as well as many other interesting artefacts and displays from Ethiopia’s
rich past.

Our tour continues to the Selassie (Trinity) Church, one of the most important
churches in Addis Ababa and the final resting place of Haile Selassie, to whom
there is a dedicated museum on site.

Finally, we finish the day with shopping in Merkato , the local marketplace which is
said to be Africa’s largest open-air market.

Explore our stunning capital city, Addis Ababa , in this comprehensive tour. You’ll
visit churches and museums, markets and historic sites as you get to know the
culture and history Ethiopia’s largest city.

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