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Addis Ababa

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City of Humans

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country. Numerous museum, churches, mosques, and notable historic buildings can be great additions to your Addis Ababa itinerary, while Mount Entoto, overlooking the cityscape, makes for a pleasant hiking experience. Colorful craft and souvenir markets, affordable restaurants, and charming coffee houses add to the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling city. With the Inspirock international travel planner, Addis Ababa and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
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Where to stay in Addis Ababa

Accommodations in Addis Ababa encompass a wide spectrum of prices and styles, ranging from the most basic motels to luxurious suites in 5-star hotels. You'll find lodging options scattered all over Ethiopia's capital, with less expensive alternatives clustered around the main train stations. You can choose from a large number of budget establishments and mid-range guesthouses, or opt for an opulent stay at one of the upscale chains and business hotels.
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