Comprised of many archaeological and historical artifacts including the famous complete hominid fossil “Lucy” locally known as “Dinknesh” meaning “wonderful,” this museum provides a great introduction to the history of Ethiopia.
Located in the main campus of the Addis Ababa University and founded by the Institute of Ethiopian Studies with the aim to preserve the country's historical and cultural heritages. It has complete collections that describe almost all the tribal groups in Ethiopia. Here you will have an overview about the history, culture and traditions of the people of Ethiopia.
A beautiful church with a baroque style of European architecture that is unique to both Ethiopia and Africa and is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The church is the burial site of the Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife.
St. George Cathedral
Located in the heart of the city, is where Emperor Haile Selassie was coronated as the Emperor of Ethiopia. Its museum holds clothes and belongings of the former Ethiopian kings, religious crosses, and numerous manuscripts and paintings.
With an altitude of 3200 meters is the highest peak in the Addis Ababa region. It was the site of the first palace of Menelik-II, the founder of Addis Ababa, and offers wonderful views of the surrounding forests and the capital below.