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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 0940637476
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I did not enter the church, i think it was closed. But we saw the quarters of the emperor and there is a small interesting museum next to it with relics from the life of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not enter the church, i think it was closed. But we saw the quarters of the emperor and there is a small interesting museum next to it with relics from the life of the emperor.

Thank 361idaj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are only in Addis for transit/work and won't be able to see the beautiful countryside of Ethiopia, give yourself a respite from the dust and grime to see a little oasis right in the city, with a (dusty) view of the skyline. It is a local rather than just tourist destination, though I hear the museum is just... More 

Thank backwardsd4
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great escape from the crowded, busy streets of Addis Ababa. A friend and I began our journey (on foot!) from the city around 730 in the morning, and summited around 10. It's a tough up-hill climb especially if you aren't used to the elevation. But the views are beautiful. Don't be afraid to get "lost" in the forest, you'll find... More 

Thank Imma B
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the highest point in Addis Ababa with nice top view to the city especially in the afternoon when the sun fully rises and smoke is clear. the place has the oldes churchs in addis ababa and reach historic from Emperor Minilik II palace. the place is also has nice hiking, climbing and mountain biking spots.

Thank Dawit D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a hill side found in Addis Ababa which helps to view all over addis and also the ancient Palace of king minillik the II establishes with the settlement of the city after this place.there is best church and old palace with great view.

Thank Abiy T
Addis Ababa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful View of ADDIS Ababa. And a history of 150 odd years depicted on the top of this mountain. A visit is a must with a lovely church and some amazing scenery.

Thank Globetrotter293
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a short ride from addis and definitely worth a visit. I clubbed entoto hills and addis sight seeing in one day and this was the best part. It is at 3200 mts above sea level. In addition to having two old churches and the kings palace, it offers a great view if addis. The ride downhill vide Shromeda... More 

Thank 2coo
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hill is locally named as “Entoto Mariam”. The entrée fee for this house like museum is 100 Birr for foreign visitors and 10 Birr for Ethiopian visitors. It was the earliest palace where Emperor Menelik II and his Empress Taitu’s have been settled or resided. It is like small museum next to the national museum of Ethiopia found in... More 

Thank HarmonousTour
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a driver up the mountain, which has a great view and interesting people along the way. The top of the mountain has a museum (1 dark room), as well as a palace and church from 1885. The museum is 100bir and not worth it, plus they make you store your bag away which makes me uneasy. The palace... More 

Thank Hannah S
Springfield, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's worth the drive up the Algeria Road to this historic site. For Americans, it may seem spare and devoid of artifacts, but don't forget, this is Ethiopia. Menelik's palace may be crude and empty, but get a guide (tip him about 100 birr) and he'll tell you some amazing things about the history of the place. The museum is... More 

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