Although Addis Ababa is often used as a stopover city, Ethiopia's vibrant capital is a travel destination in its own right. Boasting some of the region's best coffee, tastiest Injera, unique shopping, and colorful culture, this vibrant city has a lot to offer no matter how much time you have to explore.
Don't Miss Attractions In Addis Ababa
Timkat Festival – Ethiopia's most important religious festival is held for 3 days each January.
Addis Merkato – Africa's largest open air market is a crowded, but entertaining destination filled with souvenirs, clothing, food, and more.
St. George's Cathedral & Museum – A beautiful church and museum filled with ancient artifacts.
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum – A small museum that tells the story of Ethiopia's period of Red Terror.
National Museum of Ethiopia – Home to relics, art and collections from Ethiopia's royal emperor's households.
Ethnological Museum – Learn about the major tribes of Ethiopia, learn the history and importance of coffee in Ethiopian culture and visit the former bedroom of beloved Emperor Haile Selassie (Ras Tafari).
Ethiopian Cuisine – Make sure to taste some local food, especially the national dish known as wat, a hot spicy stew accompanied by injera, a traditional large spongy pancake.
Addis Ababa Hotel
Making a quick stop in Addis Ababa? Hop on our complimentary airport shuttle and make the most of your layover. Situated in the heart of the city centre, near attractions and dining, Ramada Addis Ababa is the perfect place for a overnight stay. Soak in the best of the city from our centrally located hotel that's just minutes from the Bole International Airport.