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This is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered as well as most UN offices in Ethiopia.
This is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered as well as most UN offices in Ethiopia. It is also the site of the founding of the Organization for African Unity (OAU) which eventually became the African Union.
Menelik II Ave, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 551 7200
About those who lost their lives in Derg Times
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
It remains the official seat of government
While the national museum houses artifacts from all over Ethiopia, this museum focuses solely on artifacts and exhibits from Addis Ababa
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
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
Built during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie, with its clock tower, it continues to serve as the seat of Parliament today
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