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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251-929112672
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city of potential

fantastic friendly people....a city and country of exceptional potential and growth opportunities...would love to go back soon

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Centurion, South Africa
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Ethiopia
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ethiopia is one of those countries you are drawn back to time and again. My husband has had several International consultancy work here so have lived and now constantly visit as we have so many friends and colleagues there. at the moment Addis is like a building site as new hotels and restaurants are springing up and there is an... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

fantastic friendly people....a city and country of exceptional potential and growth opportunities...would love to go back soon

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of historic museums and places to see in this city. I liked the fresh food, the hospitality of the people, the mountain view, the museums, specially the Ethnological museum. I did not like the Zoo. It's too small. And the lions look very sad. for someone who believes that animals belong to the wild to see... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It is certainly an experience to visit Addis Ababa, and the city is one of the most approachable large cities in Africa in terms of safety and security. However, still not a beautiful city for tourism, quite poor, and the attractions are not very well developed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I was in Addis a few weeks ago on a business trip and decided to stay one extra day to see a bit of the country. I'm so very glad I did this. Temesgan was recommended to me by a friend in New York, so I had arranged with him to hire a driver and take me someplace cool......which he... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well first of all me and my sister are named after the capital of Ethiopia which is Addis Ababa ( Addis Is my name) But that's not the point. The point is when you go there you'll feel at home and it will change the way you look at life. I want to go back again!

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This sprawling metropolis has a strange mixture of African decadence and religious splendour . Sprawled in the city of idlers ( no jobs) people strutting here and there and yet the Churches have all ostentatious symbols . There are universities which are big and busy and restaurants for tourist's delight ... Taxi drivers tend to overcharge and it is better... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

very kind people positive attitude and has very interesting city and national museum with miracle lucy skeleton

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ethiopia has a unique culture, and friendly if somewhat retiring people. I always felt safe on the chaotic streets even though I never saw a policeman. Very little in the way of tourist infrastructure, and the city is full of rubble due to the building boom. The continent's largest open air market 'Merkato' is a must see for the resilient... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I am visiting Addis Ababa since last 12 years or more. I have witnessed the development of infrastructure during last 5 years. What a growth! Unbelievable. One thing I would like to say is about people of Ethiopia. Ethiopians are very good at heart and one can trust for everything. I love this city and Ethiopian food too.

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Address: Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251-929112672
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

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