Tourism in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa is the administrative capital of Ethiopia, and it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the country. It is visited by large numbers of visitors and tourists from different regions to enjoy seeing the wonderful tourist attractions that represent a wonderful mix between urban and countryside. Luxurious hotels, mud huts, crowded markets, and restaurants serving delicacies.
The most important tourist attractions in Addis Ababa
The city of Addis Ababa includes many places, attractions and magnificence, and the following are mentioned for their most important:
The Holy Trinity Cathedral
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is an archaeological, historical and archaeological church characterized by its magnificent architectural design, where statues of angels, a huge dome, biblical drawings appear on the walls, and picturesque glass windows. The church also includes a group of royal tombs and an exhibition of archaeological artifacts.
National Museum of Ethiopia
The National Museum of Ethiopia is considered one of the most important museums of Ethiopia. It includes a collection of works of art and historical artifacts of great importance, including: royal holdings, such as jewels, clothes, weapons, and others. The museum also displays a very ancient skeleton.
Merkato market is the largest open market in Africa, and within it contains a large number of shops devoted to selling handicrafts, religious antiques, used clothes, jewelry and electronic equipment, in addition to many restaurants that serve delicious food.
The Ethnological Museum is located in the former palace of Emperor Haile Selassie, and it consists of two floors, and inside it contains many historical artifacts that express Ethiopia’s social and cultural history.
Wash Mikhael Church
Washa Mikael Church is an ancient antique church dating back to the twelfth century AD, and it is characterized by its wonderful architectural design; it has been carved in the rocks in a unique way.