Addis Ababa in a Day

Addis Ababa in a Day, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (B)

Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia is referred as “The Dubai of Africa”. Addis Ababa when locally translated means a ‘new flower’ and the capital city of Ethiopia is in many ways blooming like a flower with eye catching architectural buildings, the skyscrapers going up each with unique architectural designs. Addis Ababa international airport (ADD), the only international airport in the country serves as a gateway to Ethiopia.

A day in the capital city would give you enough time to absorb what this mystical city has to offer.

Ethiopia Offers A Visa On Arrival to many nationals, though its strongly recommended to check with the nearest Ethiopian consulate.

0900 AM: Time is just right to avoid the morning rush hour, start your day with a visit to the famous Medhane Alem Cathedral an orthodox Cathedral. Medhane Alem Cathedral is the second largest cathedral in the whole of Africa and the largest in Ethiopia. Medhane Alem Cathedral when translated in English means “Saviour of the World”. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Addis Ababa in a Day
Guide Location: Ethiopia » Addis Ababa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sreeram Hariharan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Medhane Alem Cathedral
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • National Museum
  • Meskel Square
  • St.George Brewery
  • Merkato
  • Yod Abyssinia Restaurant