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The Lion of Judah of Haile Selassie I, 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 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. It was seized by invading Italian occupiers in 1935 and taken to Rome where it was erected next to the Vittorio Emanuelle Monument. It was returned to Addis Ababa 25 years later in 1960.


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About The Lion of Judah of Haile Selassie I

 Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

The Lion of Judah of Haile Selassie I and Nearby Sights on Map

Tiglachin Monument

Ethiopian National Library

The Lion of Judah of Menelik II

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

Addis Ababa Stadium

Ethiopian Railway Museum

Addis Ababa National Postal Museum

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

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

Gola St. Michael Church

Very interesting place to visit and it is one among the many old churches found in Addis Ababa

Africa Hall

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

Roman Catholic Cathedral of Nativity