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What you will see on the road from Addis is pretty amazing,... women carrying big chunks of wood, goats, donkeys,... for the rest, the top of the hill has a small museum (not worth) and what they call a palace... it s actually some houses...More
An important location in the history of Addis, Ethiopia and Africa in general.
The place where the foundation of Addis as the capital of Ethiopia was established by Emperor Menelik and Empress Taitu.
The original palace still stands as does the 1st church.
It is a lovely drive to top of the hill. We stopped at look out point which allowed us to see for about 180 degrees. At the top of the hill is St Mary's church and a little museum. The museum has interesting pieces but...More
The entoto area is a real ecape from the Addis chaos. Menelik II is one of the big heroes of Ethiopi's (recent) history. His palace is small, charming, hidden away, almost difficult to find. The guide was pure surrealism.
Toto in Kiswahili means a child and Entoto is so much larger than life.
I decided to visit this special place a few weeks ago with a relative who had missed his flight to South Africa, and had just half a day in Addis before...More
I visited Entoto during my time in Addis this fall, going with one of our guides that we have used on previous visits. It doesn’t take terribly long (max 1-2 hrs) to tour the tiny museum (relics of Emperor Menelik) and walk around the grounds...More
On a one day visit, I would definitely include this site on your itinerary. It does not take very long to get there, and the site itself only takes a short time to see everything, but with a good guide you can get a nice... More
On a one day visit, I would definitely include this site on your itinerary. It does not take very long to get there, and the site itself only takes a short time to see everything, but with a good guide you can get a nice history of Ethiopia and its former ruler. There are beautiful views.