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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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Ethnological Museum
Ethnological 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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Entoto Hill
Entoto Hill
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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National Museum of Ethiopia
National Museum of Ethiopia
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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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tomoca
Tomoca
Ranked #1 of 285 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: Cafe
Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food
Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food
Ranked #2 of 285 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
2000 Habesha Cultural Restaurant
2000 Habesha Cultural Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 285 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lucy Lounge & Restaurant
Lucy Lounge & Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 285 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sishu
Sishu
Ranked #5 of 285 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mr. Martins Cozy Place
1.0 of 5
Mr. Martins Cozy Place
$20 - $31 (€17 - €26)
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Family Cozy Bed And Breakfast
2.5 of 5
Family Cozy Bed And Breakfast
$21 - $46
Ranked #13 of 287 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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Olympia Guest House
Olympia Guest House
$19 - $40
Ranked #19 of 287 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Bow Hotel B&B
Bow Hotel B&B
$39 - $48
Ranked #1 of 287 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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Caravan Hotel
4.0 of 5
Caravan Hotel
$53 - $100
Ranked #6 of 124 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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AREQU Guest House
AREQU Guest House
$38 - $52
Ranked #2 of 287 Addis Ababa B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Capital Hotel and Spa
5.0 of 5
Capital Hotel and Spa
$113 - $169
Ranked #1 of 124 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Addissinia Hotel
4.0 of 5
Addissinia Hotel
$91 - $108
Ranked #2 of 124 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa
5.0 of 5
Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa
$167 - $305
Ranked #3 of 124 Hotels in Addis Ababa
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