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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251-929112672
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nothing really that special to see

nothing really that special to see, the red terror museum and the national museum (lucy museum) are ok, but you will find the more interesting things to do outside of addis ababa

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Hawick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

nothing really that special to see, the red terror museum and the national museum (lucy museum) are ok, but you will find the more interesting things to do outside of addis ababa

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Lovely people and place, Addis Museum is lovely place to see it. Lot of crowns wore by king and thrones are kept in this museum

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A city continuously expanding. Great people, great food and bad traffic. A visit to the mountain side just outside Addis is worth the effort and give a breathtaking with of the city on a clear day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I can genuinely say that Ethiopians are the nicest people I have ever met. Good Samaritan central. Even though you may need to haggle for a ride in a taxi...which you should pay about 50bir for within the city and 100bir to it's environs.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Addis has been compared to a huge njera, all spread out and covered in a messy mix of dishes. It has charm, plenty of chaos and noise, and generally surprises the visitor at each step. Very different from other Africa cities, and generally more charming.

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Cologne, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was in Adis only 3 days, but it was really interesting. The land of coffee, marathon peoplle, very interesting traditions, meal, dancing. Of course, it is poor country- what do you want to expect? But peoplle- they are nice, poor, but enjoyng the life. They are very good runners and I didn't see any one fat. There are some... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Pickpockets abound, the traffic is awful and the drivers all drive as if they had multi million dollar policies. The tourist attractions are woefully underfunded and in need of attention. Not much to offer for tourists. I wouldn't go back.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Addis has a very good energy! Since the city is under massive construction with new buildings, hotels and restaurants but most importantly the light train! The food is amazing and people are nice.

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Adelaide, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have been to many developing countries and cities but Addis beats them all for its dirt and dust everywhere. Pick pockets abound (thankfully I escaped after warning) .The drivers are nightmarish. It is difficult to find anything positive to say about the city

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My first step on "Africa" was actually in Ethiopia, not including Egypt as "Africa", anyway, when I got out of the plane, it was 16degrees Celcius (60 degress Fahrenheit)! I thought Africa was suppose to be really hot, then later i found out its above 7000feet above sea level. I didnt have a chance to visit the churches or museums... More 

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