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Chiromeda Market

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were driven through the Chiromeda Market just to get a taste of the atmosphere which is colourful and busy. The market covers a huge area and it would be easy to get lost in the maze of streets and alleys, so we felt fortunate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank starpath
Reviewed 28 September 2018

one noisy street with shops along it, almost nothing interesting to buy but dresses. after 30 minutes moved to the Merkato by public minivan departing on the bottom end of the market 100 meters on the street on the right. The Merkato was way better...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nimigor
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Maercato is overwhelming in size and fun but maybe not the best if you want to buy stuff as tourist. Chi Rome day ia lots of lovely Ethiopian made goods at reasonable prices. Walk around before you purchase because there is a lot of duplication...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank James W
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Well worth a wander round and look at the wide variety of stuff for sale. Particularly liked the stalls with local tribal crafts. They will be surprised if you accept the first price, have a bit of fun and haggle.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Doug C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Stopped by the Chiromeda Market after visiting the Merkato. The Chiromeda market is about about 500m long and basically 1 main street and 2 intersecting streets, with stalls/stores on each side selling mostly womens' dresses. So unless you're looking for a dress or to visit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank caballeroviajero
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The market is on the road to Entoto near the Shiro Meda bus station which is well connected to the city as there are express buses to this station from both Bole and Mexico square. There are a great number of shops selling textiles: traditional...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Selection of tourist shops with the usual souvenirs. Nothing special but I did buy two things. For a bigger selection visit the Merkato outdoor market, biggest in Africa.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kuzari
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We really only did a drive-by of this market. It is not at all the same as the main Market in Addis, this is more of a roadside market.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I would recommend Chiromeda Market as a great place for Ethiopian clothes. I have also been told the prices here are better than other more touristy locations such as near the post office. However, when we last visited it was near Christmas so prices were...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank pwm1031
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This market is located on the side of road to Entoto. This maket sells everything and it is good place if you want to buy Ethiopian Clothes. It is not very crowded and the vedors were nice and polite.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Darnel-HDI
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