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Highlights

  • Walking around the market
  • Talking with the vendors
  • help bargeining at the market
  • see daily life

Meeting point

We will meet at Best Western Plus Addis Ababa


What to Expect

Explore the local markets and experiencing daily life in Addis Abeba. The highlights in Addis are the markets, National Museum of Ethiopia, St George Cathedral and of course Merkato Market.

It's a private tour, so we will tailormake after your wishes. If you love history we will spend most...


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Pick Up

I will pick you up from Best Western Plus Addis Ababa and take to the start of our walk in the heart of the city. It's an interesting walk through the city center of Addis Ababa to the downtown Markets that hold the community together in Addis Ababa.

I will pick you up from Best Western Plus Addis Ababa and take to the start of our walk in the heart of the city. It's an interesting walk through the city center of Addis Ababa to the downtown Markets that hold the community together in Addis Ababa.

St George Cathedral

We will walk pass St George Cathedral, the church is built in traditional octagonal form and with a severe neoclassical style. It was completed in 1911 with the help of Greek, Armenian and Indian artists. Empress Zewditu (in 1916) and Emperor Haile Selassie (in 1930) were both crowned here.
If you want to go inside the entrance fee is per today 200 birr.

We will walk pass St George Cathedral, the church is built in traditional octagonal form and with a severe neoclassical style. It was completed in 1911 with the help of Greek, Armenian and Indian artists. Empress Zewditu (in 1916) and Emperor Haile Selassie (in 1930) were both crowned here.
If you want to go inside the entrance fee is per today 200 birr.

Local Lunch & Ethiopian Coffee

We will have a delicious local Lunch at one of the restaurants in the city. We will have traditional Injerra and some strong Ethiopian coffee.

We will have a delicious local Lunch at one of the restaurants in the city. We will have traditional Injerra and some strong Ethiopian coffee.

Holy Trinity Cathedral

The most sacred Ethiopian Orthodox church in the capital, and one of the most sacred sites in Ethiopia after the churches of Lalibela.
Its a beautiful cathedral built by Emperor Haile Selassie. You can admire the splendid stained glass windows.

You will also see the thrones where Emperor Haile Selassie and his empress sat during the masses as well as their tombs.
There is also a small museum included in the entrance which is 200 Birr.

The most sacred Ethiopian Orthodox church in the capital, and one of the most sacred sites in Ethiopia after the churches of Lalibela.
Its a beautiful cathedral built by Emperor Haile Selassie. You can admire the splendid stained glass windows.

You will also see the thrones where Emperor Haile Selassie and his empress sat during the masses as well as their tombs.
There is also a small museum included in the entrance which is 200 Birr.

Merkato Local Market

Where all the shops are in Addis Ababa? Most of them are here.
Merkato marked is a must to visit while in Addis Abeba. Its a fast-paced market with just about every type of business under the sun, from food to souvenirs and even building materials. It is an interesting slice of business life, its busy and packed people - as a foreigner you wont go here without a guide.

If you want an overview we can go on the roof top of a building for a panoramic shot.

Where all the shops are in Addis Ababa? Most of them are here.
Merkato marked is a must to visit while in Addis Abeba. Its a fast-paced market with just about every type of business under the sun, from food to souvenirs and even building materials. It is an interesting slice of business life, its busy and packed people - as a foreigner you wont go here without a guide.

If you want an overview we can go on the roof top of a building for a panoramic shot.

Departure

After our tour, i will take you back to Best Western Plus Addis Ababa safely as we share about my culture.

After our tour, i will take you back to Best Western Plus Addis Ababa safely as we share about my culture.


What is included

  • Your own Localist

What to bring

  • comfortable walking shoes
  • camera
  • Sun glasses

About your Localist

Abeba

Hello,and welcome to Ethiopia, the motherland of humanity. I would love to share with you the beautiful sites that we have in Addis Ababa. I love to travel and sharing our culture as i show you some of the hidden gems that Addis Ababa has to offer. Welcome to my wonderful city and should you want an experience of a life time: pick one of my amazing local tours.


Language

  • English


Guest reviews (2)

  5.00 / 5.00

YANA

May, 24, 2019

The tour was amazing and my guide - Ms Mebale was even more amazing! She is full of knowledge, she explain me a lot of things about the history and culture of Ethiopia. She is incredible young woman! I had the opportunity to see the real life of Ethiopia and to learn so much. I highly recommend the tour!

Dave

Mar, 18, 2019

Our Tour guide Lady was fantastic, full of knowledge, she showed us everything, she was very friendly ,we learnt so much about Ethiopia, i would definitely recommend this tour.

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