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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Nice half-day trip

Its nice to get out of the centre of Addis Ababa. The church on the top of the hill is the centre point to visit although unless you're there at9am for the service you just have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Its nice to get out of the centre of Addis Ababa. The church on the top of the hill is the centre point to visit although unless you're there at9am for the service you just have to look at the outside. Round the back is the "palace", which takes only a few minutes to see as its an empty building.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We found Entoto Hill by mistake and were glad we did! It had recently rained and the hill region was cool and it also provided great views of Addis Ababa and the surrounding region. If you drive the hill on the weekend there is a market of sorts on the Addis side, so watch for people and donkey traffic.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Simply amazing and breath taking view of the capital, Addis! As a bonus you can see two old and historic Churchs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Panoramic view of Addis and very friendly people. Five minutes walking from the first church, There is a monastery and it is wiser to walk around the small village of Entoto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Just minutes outside the city you leave the crowded Addis and enter a quiet and peaceful countryside. Visit here for a more "true" version of real Addis. On a clear day, you have stunning view of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

original historical site, beautiful mountainous view & landscape, you will enjoy this scenery right to the top of the mountain

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Beautiful place and beautiful local people! And very pleasant little children! Very peaceful farmers!

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Good view over the City. An interesting visit to the women's fuel carrier project where weaving is taught to lift women out of a life of collecting and carrying tree branches to burn as fuel. A great place to buy scarves as presents

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A visit to Entoto Hill is a must during your trip to Addis Ababa. The trip is about 20 minutes from the city center. A drive up a nice mountain in which you get to see ladies carrying incredible loads of cut branches on their backs walking all the way down to the bottom of the hill! The museum is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Does not take long to get to Entoto from the city. Great view of the city from here. Loved the historical museum and how they have preserved the historical items. The first church, the palace etc... The weather is really very cool when we get to the place.

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