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“A nice view”
Review of Entoto Hill

Entoto Hill
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Addis Ababa City Tour
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Addis Ababa Highlights: Guided Day Tour
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Entoto Mountain Guided Day Tour from Addis Ababa
Ranked #4 of 71 things to do in Addis Ababa
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London
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A nice view”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

A very nice view of the city. An interesting church at the top as well. Nice to be out of the pollution of the city below and among the eucalyptus trees.

Visited November 2012
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant views over Addis Ababa”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

The best place to see over Addis Ababa - espeially nice towards the end of the day when day turns into night.
Such an interseting place to see people coming down the hill, especially the women carrying so much firewood on their backs.

Visited October 2012
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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“Top View”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

The trip, the view, the air! Ask Tadesse in the museum for a guided tour at the Entoto premises, a must, just do not forget to press him a note in his hand in thanks for the tour!!

Visited November 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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“A beautiful place to visit”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

The church was an amazing and beautiful place to visit. Also on the grounds are a museum with many old church artifacts and relics, and an old 'palace' used by old kings and queens. A true hidden gem. The guides were very kinds and knowledgeable. If you travel a little further up the mountain there's also a memorial to 9-11 victims erected by the Ethiopian government.

Visited October 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Love Entoto”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

just a good place to get out of the city, get fresh air, drink coffee on the view point and relax.

*you rather go with people, when I went alone a policeman walked with me because he didn't want me robbed.

*the church is opened very early in the morning so don't expect getting in

*walking up in good weather is an option- I did it. but you can take a Taxi for 4 birr to.

How to get there by taxis (big taxis..)
1. mexico to arad kilo
2. arad kilo- shiro meda (the market)
you can take a takxi or walk from shiro mida to entoto through the market. I prefer walking.


My edvice- take takxi up from after shiro meda. walk down from the church. stop at the view point for coffee (buna), walk down and shop at shiro meda for gifts. at the end of the market you will find your taxi to arad kilo or mexico.

Visited October 2012
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