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Entoto Hill

Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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78%
Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in Addis Ababa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Sepolno Krajenskie
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The way up from Shirro Meda will lead you to Entoto - a rather quiet place above Addis Ababa, where you can visit a famous church build by Menelik and residence of Menelik and Taitu. There is a small museum around the church. Fresh air and great view of Addis. Definately worth visiting.

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The lovely ride up takes you through a market that sells traditional clothing and is worth a stop. From the hill you can see all of Addis. The old palace is worth a visit just to see the contrast between it and the newer palace built just after it.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The view of Addis as you drive up the hill is great.Up the hill there is a great museum to enjoy and understand the Ethiopian history

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Be sure to see the museum, the church, and the palace. This site requires an hour or two, and should be done with an English speaking guide.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great views of the city, plus a small museum and a tour of the original palace. Worth a trip up the hill!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Best view of Addis. Very historic. Guide was knowledgeable. Totally enjoyed my visit and it wasn't difficult to get around at all.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The hills are adorable and if you love outdoor, take a walk round the hills. you will come back having shed 20 pounds

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Short drive out of town up a hill, great views of Addis and there is a church, small museum and old palace at the top which is worth a walk around. Don't expect too much but it is worth the time to see.

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Prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I appreciated mostly wonderful view and fresh air - after Addis it was really refreshing. I was not touched by the church. It was closed and outside it was not anything special. The small museum is full of things in a little bit dirty showcases.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great view and nice drive up there but really very little to see and the church is closed. If are trying to kill a day it is worth it.

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