St. George Cathedral and Museum

St. George Cathedral and museum : This octagonal church, which was built by Emperor Menilik II in 1896 in commemoration of Ethiopian victory over the Italian invaders at the Battle of Adwa. Here also you will visit paintings by the world Laureate Mater Artist, Afework Tekle, which decorated the interior wall, and glass window of

Menilik II Mausoleum

This magnificent piece of architecture was built in 1913 to house the elaborated marble tombs of Emperor Menelik II (1844-1913). An active church, the mausoleum is also the final resting place of Empress Taitou (1851-1918), Menelik II?s wife, and Empress Zauditu (1876-1930), who ruled Ethiopia after her father?s death. Still in use as a church,

Mount Entoto,The Former Capital of Ethiopia

Mount Entoto is the highest peak in north of Addis Ababa with an altitude of 3200 meter, was the site for the first palace of Emperor Menilik II. Here one can see a small but fully displayed church museum that shows articles of historical significance, denoted by members of royal family, foreign diplomats and individuals,

Merkato, The Biggest Open Air Ethiopian Market

It is the largest open-air market in Africa, trying to convey the feeling of Merkato with a description is like attempting to portray an ocean with a cupful of water. It is a concentration of all that is Ethiopian with everything from around the world thrown in to add to its cacophony of colors and

National Ethiopian Museum

Addis Ababa The Capital City Of Ethiopia National museum comprises of many archaeological and historical findings, from Ethiopian history, art and culture. The museum is a home of the famous complete female hominid fossil remains of ?Lucy? locally known as Dinknesh meaning ?wonderful?.. Discovered in 1974 in Hadar on the banks of the Awash River,