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The Meskel

Timeless Ethiopia has prepared a city-tour package on the 26th of September 2022 as per the below itinerary.

Sunday 26th of September:
In the Morning: 

We will begin with seeing the orthodox cathedral of the Holy Trinity. It is the most important church in Ethiopia. In this church, there is a mausoleum of the last emperor of Ethiopia - Haile Selassie, where his wife is also buried there. Then, we will see the National Museum, which is said to be one of the most important museums in whole Sub-Saharan Africa. 3,2 million-years old bones of our grand grand …. ancestor - Lucy, are one of the most famous exhibits of their collection. The attention of visitors is drawn by a rich collection of insignia of emperor and churches, costumes, and weapons. The oldest exhibits are rock sculptures and inscriptions from the times of Queen Saba, found near Aksum and in today's Eritrea. The ethnographic museum, which is a next stop on our trip in the University of Addis Ababa. It was founded and managed by Polish scientists, Professor Stanislaw Chojnacki. The most interesting part of the exhibition is a collection of crosses and icons. The museum should be visited by amateurs of folklore instruments, since the collection of them gathered in the museum is impressive.

The lunch break will take place in the restaurant serving Ethiopian or Western dishes.

In the Afternoon:

After lunch, we will climb the Entoto hill located 3200m above the sea. There is now a new park with an observation deck offering panoramic views of Addis Ababa. Here located was the capital city of Ethiopia, before Menelik II moved it to Addis Ababa. The king's palace remained until today. The local museum exhibits crowns belonging to kings and church, costumes, and insignia.

 In the Evening:

We drive to Union Restaurant to have dinner while observing the bonfire of Meskel Festival. After dinner, we drive to your designated hotel. End of the tour.

Travel Details:

• Trip starts at 8:00 - 8:30 AM

• Pick-up location: Hilton Hotel

• Drop-off: Hilton Hotel

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