The capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa is developing into an important tourist destination in the world. The various attractions of Addis Ababa have fascinated travelers and tourists from a long time. The rich cultural and traditional history of the city is evident in the many places of tourist attractions in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Some of the important tourist attractions at Addis Ababa are as follows:
- Shengo Hall: The hall is used for hosting meetings and conventions in Ethiopia. It was built during the Derg Regime as a parliament hall.
- Menelik's Old Imperial Palace: This is one of the popular attractions at Addis Ababa, which is frequented by large numbers of people annually.
- Ethiopian National Museum: Easily accessible from all parts of Addis Ababa, the National Museum is a marvelous structure that has attracted numerous tourists and travelers since a long time.
- Africa Hall: This is the place, where most of the
United Nations' offices are based in Ethiopia. The African Union was also born at this particular place in Addis Ababa.
National Palace: Earlier know as the Jubilee Palace, the palace is presently the residence of the President of Ethiopia.
Holy Trinity Cathedral: This is one of the largest Ethiopian orthodox cathedrals. The cathedral is the burial place of many eminent personalities in the country. The cathedral was constructed to commemorate the liberation of Ethiopia from the Italians.
Apart from these, there are many more attractions in Addis Ababa that include the following:
Abune Petros Memorial
Meyazia 27 Square
Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square
The Lion of Judah Monument
Saint George Cathedral
New Medhane Alem Cathedral
Ethiopian National Library
National Postal Museum
Ethiopian Railway Museum