Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland - Addis Ababa (Chapter)
This is the Addis Ababa chapter from Lonely Planet's Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland guidebook.
Since its establishment, Addis Ababa has always seemed like a magical portal. For the rural masses of Ethiopia it was, and is, a city whose streets are paved in gold; and for a foreign visitor, Addis is at the verge of an ancient and mystical world.
- delve into the treasure trove that is the astounding Ethnological Museum
- tickle your tongue with your first injera (flatbread) and wat (tripe stew) and satisfy your rumbling tummy in Ethiopia's best restaurants
- peer back through the ages at the National Museum, home of Lucy, one of our oldest ancestors
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Addis Ababa, Entoto Mountains and Washa Mikael Church.
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