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Very interesting place to visit and it is one among the many old churches found in Addis Ababa.
Very interesting place to visit and it is one among the many old churches found in Addis Ababa. One can see old paintings painted by many Ethiopian celebrity artists. In addition the church has a museum displaying church articles given by many famous people of the country including the emperor Haile Silassie and his Emperess.
Gola Sefer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Ethiopian National Postal Museum displays a small but good collection of Ethiopian stamps
The Lion of Judah of Haile Selassie I on Gambia Street at the intersection with Churchill Avenue was installed on a black granite pedestal as a symbol of Ethiopian monarchy on the event of Haile Selassie’s coronation in 1930
Built in 1896 to commemorate Ethiopia's victory over the Italians
Merkato is the largest open-air market in Africa, busy and chaotic with some great deals on accessories and spices
In the Mercato district, which happens to be the largest market in Africa
The Hager Fikir Theatre is the oldest indigenous theatre in Africa, hosting plays and musical performances
The Lion of Judah of Menelik II on Yima Dernisse Street in front of the Addis Ababa train station was installed as a symbol of Ethiopian monarchy