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Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Addis Ababa
Type: Civic Centers, Cultural
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Glenside, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Addis Ababa is a bustling city highlighting antiquity while embracing modernity. It is a city of multiple cultural and political layers. Travel guide Temesgen Mengistu, with knowledge and patience revealed all of the layers and nuances of Addis Ababa leaving me with a desire to visit again and again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Ambaras Ethiopia Tours and Travel P.L.C is one of the most experienced tour and travel companies in Ethiopia. We have been in this business for the last eight years, handling both small and large groups. We pride ourselves on our personal service and integrity. Ambaras was established in 2006, under the business license #FDLG 23/2006, an is accredited by the... More

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Southern Nevada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
58 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If want quaint, quiet, slightly historical, scrubbed clean, stay in Omaha. Addis heaves with people, small shopkeepers, pickpockets, mad rush of humanity. This city is to be experienced at least once in every life. You'll appreciate your life.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Addis doesn't offer much to see. All the city center, very tiny actually is under renovation or affected by works in progress to enhance public transportation and the road system. Tragic jam are not exaggerated and the general atmosphere is very quit and calm. I found the city rather clean and the people very friendly. Prices are average. Not worth... More

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Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was my first time in Africa and it happened to be here in Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia. The people around so friendly and inviting. Though it is a bit congested the scenery and weather are amazing I suggest everyone visit at least once in life

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Bradford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Addis doesn't have a great deal to recommend it other than the Ethnology Museum (a model of Lucy and all her skeletal friends), St George's Cathedral and a few other museums. The market is ok if you like crowds, noise and unpleasant smells. However, a recent vsit coincided with the celebration of Meskel, the discovery of the true cross. This... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Visited this City during Transit... Government need to do a lot to make this a World Class City. And if Government do so, then it can boost country's economy, as it can become a Business Hub for Africa. Business People around the world can come to Addis Ababa and they can meet other African Countries Business Representatives. This is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of the fev. places I have been to... the first thing u notice abt. this place is it's Mesmerizing climate... climate was so well chilling and the place was so damn beautiful.. plus the girls of Addis r super amazing ;)

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

What can I say, I arrived on the eve of the traditional new years for Habasha- everything was alive, and streets crowded- Celebration in the air- this is the best time to visit the country, everybody is friendly, and many traditionals food to try, chickens tibs, lamb tibs, door wet, dabu- you must try it all- I stayed at Concord... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Will not come back to this place anytime soon, but I will give you tips about the place based on my experience. 1. If you could arrange the whole travel in Ethiopia with a travel agent or group, do it! 2. If you can rent car to get around, do it! 3. Time in Ethiopia is entirely different with the... More

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