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Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa

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Enjoy panoramic views of the capital from Entoto Hill, a popular outing spot for local families. The area houses a former summer palace of King Menelik II, who developed the hills and densely forested them with eucalyptus trees imported from Australia at the end of the 19th century. Known as the lungs of Addis Ababa, the hills also serve as the training grounds for Ethiopian athletes. Reaching a height of 3,200 m (10,500 ft), the mountain features a government-run space observatory on the top, as well as a number of monasteries. Visit the small local museum in a colorful hexagonal church. PutEntoto Hill into our Addis Ababa online route planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • we also contacted guide Yonas on line by whats-app(+251913384298) he was fast replying responsive tour guide he arrange a day tour in addis walk us around the Entoto villages had traditional coffee...  more »
  • My wife and I fell in love with Ethiopian food in Canada, so when we had a chance to add Addis Ababa as a stopover on our way to Cairo we jumped on the opportunity. Our guide Yonas & our driver were.....  more »
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  • Splendid view over Addis
  • Such nice view from the mount and air so fresh I had never feel such a fresh air
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