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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.
Addis Ababa , Ethiopia
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
While the national museum houses artifacts from all over Ethiopia, this museum focuses solely on artifacts and exhibits from Addis Ababa
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
The Ethiopian National Postal Museum displays a small but good collection of Ethiopian stamps
This is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered as well as most UN offices in Ethiopia