Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA

Addis Ababa is one of the largest and the capital city of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa is often referred to as the buzzing hub for its economic, social and political activity. It is also one of the most loved and entertained spots for the visitors around the world.

Major Attractions:

  • Mount Entoto.

Mount Entoto is one of the highest peak on the Entoto Mountains. It also referred to as the chain of the Entoto Mountains reaching about 3200 meters above the sea level.

  • National Museum of Ethiopia.

Also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, it is the National Museum of Ethiopia and stocks all the major artistic treasures. 

  • Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Often referred to as the Kidist Sellassie in Amharic, this cathedral is the highest ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Cathedral in Addis Ababa.

Hotels:

  • Addissinia Hotel.

Addissinia Hotel is located in the center of the city. They also have a wide variety of delicacies to satisfy individual needs.

  • Addis Regency Hotel.

Addis Regency Hotel is a centrally located hotel in the old town. They offer a total of 33 rooms along with suites.

  • Capital Hotel and Spa.

A 5 star hotel nestled in the heart of the city. Providing their guests with a Spa Center, Restaurant, and more.

Restaurants:

  • Abucci Restaurant.

A highly recommended restaurant with great food and friendly staff.

  • La Mandoline.

One of the best French restaurant serving authentic and traditional dishes.

  • Lucy Lounge and Restaurant.

One stop place for great food, art gallery, and festivities.

Foods:

  • Injera: Injera is the most important meal of Ethiopia.
  • Tibs: Beef sautéed in butter or oil with garlic, onion, rosemary and hot pepper.
  • Shiro Be Kibbe: Saucy dish which is known as Ethiopia’s peasant dish and eaten by all classes of people here. 
  • Coffee- Ethiopians love coffee and are super proud of their made coffee.

Travel Info:

Bole International Airport is the busiest airport and the hub of Ethiopian airlines. Addis Ababa is easy to travel by flight and the climate here keeps fluctuating due its altitude.