Addis Ababa Full Day City Tour
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Addis Ababa Full Day City Tour

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Stop At: Addis Ababa Museum, Meskel Square, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

The National Museum of Ethiopia (NME), also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, is a national museum in Ethiopia. It is located in the capital, Addis Ababa,

The museum houses Ethiopia's artistic treasures. It contains many precious local archaeological finds such as the fossilized remains of early hominids, the most famous of which is "Lucy," the partial skeleton of a specimen of Australopithecus afarensis. Recently added to the basement gallery is a display on Selam, found between 2000 and 2004. This archaic fossil is estimated to date to 3.3 million years ago.

The NME at present has four main exhibition sections. The basement is dedicated to archaeological and paleoanthropological sections. This area show the previously mentioned hominids. The first floor contains objects from ancient and medieval periods, as well as regalia and memorabilia from former rulers, who include Emperor Haile Selassie. The second floor shows art work in a chronological order, from traditional to contemporary works. Afewerk Tekle's massive African Heritage is one of the most notable pieces. Another painting depicts the meeting of Solomon and Sheba.[1] The second floor contains a collection of secular arts and crafts, including traditional weapons, jewellery, utensils, clothing and musical instruments.[1] Finally, the third floor has an ethnographic display. Here, the museum tries to give an overview of the cultural richness and variety of the peoples of Ethiopia.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Aratkilo area Addis, Addis Ababa 123 Ethiopia

Holy Trinity built during the WWII. known in Amharic as Kidist Selassie, is the highest ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was built to commemorate Ethiopia's liberation from Italian occupation and is the second most important place of worship in Ethiopia,

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Mount Entoto is the best spot to enjoy the great scenery of Addis Ababa.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Addis Mercato, Kenya St Addis Ketema, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

erkato is the largest open air market in Africa, covering several square miles and employing an estimated 13,000 people in 7,100 business entities. The primary merchandise passing through the Merkato is locally-grown agricultural products — most notably coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

The Yekatit 12 is a monument in Addis Ababa commemorating victims of Italian reprisals following an attempt to kill the Marshal Rodolfo Graziani, marchese di Neghelli, Viceroy of Italian East Africa, on 19 February 1937, or Yekatit 12 in the Ethiopian calendar

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tiglachin Memorial, Churchill Avenue, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

The Tiglachin monument is a memorial to Ethiopian and Cuban soldiers involved in the Ogaden War. It was built under Mengistu Haile Mariam on Churchill Avenue in Addis Ababa

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Menelik II Square, Sres, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Menelik II Square is located in the heart of Addis Ababa, the area locally known as Arada. At the center of the square stands a magnificent equestrian statue of the Emperor. The monument was erected by Emperor Haile Selassie I, in 1930, just before his coronation.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Meskel Square, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

The Meskel Festival has been celebrated for over 1,600 years.[1] The word "Meskel" means "cross" and the festival commemorates the moment when the crucifix was revealed to Empress Helena of Constantinople, mother of Constantine the Great

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • Private tour
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Ababa Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Entoto Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Addis Mercato
  • Entry/Admission - Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square
  • Entry/Admission - Tiglachin Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Menelik II Square
  • Entry/Admission - Meskel Square
Not included
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is formal
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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