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The Lion of Judah of Menelik II, Addis Ababa

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.

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. It is decorated with relief portraits of Emperors Menelik II, Haile Selassie I, Empress Zewditu I, as well as Ras Makonnen Wolde Mikael.


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About The Lion of Judah of Menelik II

 Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

The Lion of Judah of Menelik II and Nearby Sights on Map

Ethiopian Railway Museum

Addis Ababa Stadium

The Lion of Judah of Haile Selassie I

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

Tiglachin Monument

Addis Ababa Museum

While the national museum houses artifacts from all over Ethiopia, this museum focuses solely on artifacts and exhibits from Addis Ababa

Ethiopian National Library

Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum

About those who lost their lives in Derg Times

National Palace

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

Addis Ababa National Postal Museum

The Ethiopian National Postal Museum displays a small but good collection of Ethiopian stamps

Africa Hall

This is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered as well as most UN offices in Ethiopia