Formerly known as the Jubilee Palace built to mark Emperor Haile Selassie's Silver Jubilee in 1955, it is the residence of the President of Ethiopia.
Aware, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
National Palace and Nearby Attractions on Map
Anwar Mosque(2.8 km)
In the Mercato district, which happens to be the largest market in Africa.
Ethiopian National Museum(2.4 km)
Although the museum is unknown to most, the Ethiopian National Museum is a world-class museum; truly a hidden gem! The most famous exhibit is the replica of Lucy, an early hominid, but the museum offers much more.
Addis Ababa Museum(0.9 km)
While the national museum houses artifacts from all over Ethiopia, this museum focuses solely on artifacts and exhibits from Addis Ababa.
St George's Cathedral(2.5 km)
Built in 1896 to commemorate Ethiopia's victory over the Italians.
Addis Ababa Holy Trinity Cathedral(1.7 km)
It was once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral.
Menelik Palace(0.7 km)
It remains the official seat of government.
Parliament Building(1.5 km)
Built during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie, with its clock tower, it continues to serve as the seat of Parliament today.
Shengo Hall(1.5 km)
The Shengo Hall in Addis Ababa was built by the Derg regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam as its new parliament hall and Presidential Office Building.
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