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Mount Entoto, Addis Ababa

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Mountain · Nature / Park
Enjoy panoramic views of the capital from Mount Entoto, 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. PutMount Entoto into our Addis Ababa online route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • There is no doubt that Addis Ababa is much better with a guide, and in my experience, Yonas is the perfect guide. He is energetic, knowledgeable and understands what his guests want to see. Our day...  more »
  • Nice view and good place to visit. Weekend was full of crowds and difficult to get in. Since it was in up hill, use a proper vehicle to go there. I have seen most of the vehicles are stuck due to the....  more »
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  • Splendid view over Addis

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