Addis Ababa Part 1

Since we were in Addis Ababa for 2 days we decided to do a little exploring. We asked at the hotel what places we should visit and he gave us a map with the most popular tourist destinations and so we decided to check them out.

First we decided to head to Entoto Hill which has the most beautiful view of Addis Ababa. It was absolutely gorgeous!!

Also around that area was a cathedral and a smaller museum that we absolutely loved! It was mostly about the religious history of Ethiopia but also had information on other history. Such as Ethiopia’s history with invasion from countries hoping to colonise them and the wars that led to.

Next we hurried to the National Museum because it was going to close soon and we didn’t want to miss it. It was absolutely fascinating. Different floors had different exhibitions. The first floor had archeological artefacts, the second floor had paintings and art and the ground floor had paleontological replicas and bones.

Addis Ababa Museum

Addis Ababa Museum

Ethiopia Museum

Ethiopia Palaeontology

Addis Ababa Museum Palaeontology.

Then we did a little shopping and got a few beautiful souvenirs to remember this wonderful trip by. We even explored the hotel which was filled with art and culture.

Also I really have to say that one of the reasons we had such a great time was because the people there were so great! They were super friendly and inviting. Plus, they were so proud of the culture which they had managed to preserve for all these years and they were just happy to share it with us as we were to learn about it!

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23 responses to “Addis Ababa Part 1”

  1. What a great experience!

    1. It really was! You’d love Ethiopia!

      1. Thank you!

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  3. wow pooja that’s really cool and I think you enjoyed a lot, those paintings are really great piece of art.
    Your traveling blog continues in future..and keep sharing an exploration posts…
    The world becomes small for me when I read travel blogs… keep up the good work.
    I heard Ethiopian coffee is famous, hope you tasted it…
    keep writing…

    1. Thank you so happy to hear you enjoyed the post and yes they are famous for their coffee because they use a special method to use it!

      1. You are welcome and keep writing pooja.. 😊✌✌

  4. Thank you for sharing your travels. The artwork is amazing. I really liked the one of the tree with the faces. Just beautiful!

    1. Thank you and yes the artwork was absolutely brilliant!!!

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  6. The people and culture sound wonderful. How lucky you are to have such an experience.

    1. Thanks and yes I was very lucky to experience it!

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  8. It’s the art for me Pooja! I like the African tree painting and I think it’s gorgeous.

    1. Yes that painting really blew me away too!!

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