Things To Do
Explore unique things to do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa is a vibrant, historic city, rich with attractions and activities, many of which you'll find located just minutes away from Ramada by Wyndham Addis, Addis Ababa. Start with the National Museum of Ethiopia, which offers a comprehensive overview of the country's place in archeology, art and politics. The Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum is a deeply moving tribute to the wrongs of the recent past, and a place for research and reflection to prevent atrocities in the future. St. George's Cathedral is part of the Orthodox Church, full of art and religious icons - a unique Addis Ababa destination and a must-see. Explore what's nearby and discover more about this vibrant city.
Rising 3,200 metres above Addis Ababa, Mount Entoto is home to St. Mary's Church, and the Mount Entoto Museum, which houses relics and tribal clothes, along with the dwellings of Emperor Menelik II.
Located on the main campus of Addis Ababa University, the Ethnological Museum's collection includes more than 13,000 items such as secular and religious manuscripts, ceremonial tools, paintings, icons, and books.
In use by worshippers, this 13th century rock-hewn church is a fine example of the kind of religious architecture one finds in Northern Ethiopia. It's adorned simply with some materials of a traditionally constructed house of worship.
Kiddus Raguel Church
Built under the reign of Emperor Menelik II this octogonal-shaped Orthodox Church is a fine example of local religious architecture. Nearby is the cave which was said to serve for 700 years as the original rock-hewn place of worship for Kiddus Raguel before the main church was built.
Holy Trinity Cathedral
The seat of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, Holy Trinity Cathedral is the final resting place for many of the country's royalty and patriots like Emperor Haile Selassie I and British anti-fascist activist Sylvia Pankhurst.
Africa Hall & ECA Conference Center, Menelik II Ave, Addis Ababa
The Africa Hall and ECA Conference Center is a modern convention space in the heart of Addis Ababa. The large, upscale venue plays host to many of the heads of state from surrounding African countries, as well as large conferences.
The Zoological Natural History Musuem
This museum gives visitors a snapshot into the natural history and wonders of Ethiopia, from native wildlife to fauna. Its extensive collection showcases everything from insects to sea corals and thousands of mammals.