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.
The Lion of Judah of Menelik II and Nearby Attractions on Map
Anwar Mosque(2.8 km)
In the Mercato district, which happens to be the largest market in Africa.
Addis Ababa Museum(1.1 km)
While the national museum houses artifacts from all over Ethiopia, this museum focuses solely on artifacts and exhibits from Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa Holy Trinity Cathedral(2.7 km)
It was once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral.
Menelik Palace(1.8 km)
It remains the official seat of government.
National Palace(1.1 km)
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.
Parliament Building(2.5 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(2.4 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.
Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum(1.2 km)
About those who lost their lives in Derg Times.
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