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Addis Ababa
Sometimes referred to as the capital of Africa, Addis Ababa is a buzzing hub of economic, social and political activity and home to such notable offices as the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. The diversity of its people is reflected in the many churches, mosques and museums, including the Ethiopian National Museum which houses the fossilized skeleton of Dinkinesh, or Lucy, the Australopithecine discovered in the area in the 1970s.

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Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Churches & Cathedrals
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Ethnological Museum
Ethnological Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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National Museum
National Museum
This museum’s greatest treasure is the partial skeleton of "Lucy," a tiny human believed to have lived over three million years ago.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Entoto Hill
Entoto Hill
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tomoca
Tomoca
Ranked #1 of 262 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: Cafe
Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food
Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food
Ranked #2 of 262 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
2000 Habesha Cultural Restaurant
2000 Habesha Cultural Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 262 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lucy Lounge & Restaurant
Lucy Lounge & Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 262 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bahir Zaf
Bahir Zaf
Ranked #5 of 262 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mr. Martins Cozy Place
Mr. Martins Cozy Place
$22 - $32 (€20 - €29)
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Biruk B&B Addis Abeba
Biruk B&B Addis Abeba
$22 - $58
Ranked #11 of 231 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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Family Cozy Bed And Breakfast
2.5 of 5
Family Cozy Bed And Breakfast
$25 - $44
Ranked #12 of 231 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Bow Hotel B&B
Bow Hotel B&B
$46 - $48
Ranked #1 of 231 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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Caravan Hotel
4.0 of 5
Caravan Hotel
$51 - $90
Ranked #6 of 118 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Sidra International Hotel
4.0 of 5
Sidra International Hotel
$58 - $168
Ranked #7 of 118 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Addissinia Hotel
4.0 of 5
Addissinia Hotel
$97 - $114
Ranked #1 of 118 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Capital Hotel and Spa
5.0 of 5
Capital Hotel and Spa
$129 - $540
Ranked #2 of 118 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Sheraton Addis, a Luxury Collection Hotel
5.0 of 5
Sheraton Addis, a Luxury Collection Hotel
$323 - $892
Ranked #3 of 118 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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