Addis Ababa features a subtropical highland climate with moderate and constant temperatures all round the year. The rainy season in the city starts from early June and lasts till early September. The best time to visit Addis Ababa is during the dry season occurring from October to April.
Addis Ababa is served by Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Operated by Ethiopian Airports Enterprise, this international airport is a primary hub for Ethiopian Airlines. Formerly known as Haile Selassie I International Airport, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport offers flights to a plethora of destinations round the world including Frankfurt, Los Angeles, London, Dubai, Beijing, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Paris, Rome, Delhi, Doha, Vienna, Washington, Bahrain, Tokyo, and more.Places of interest in Addis Ababa
The capital and largest city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa is located at the foot of Mount Entoto. It is a chartered city and has the status of both the city and a state. In the city, the African Union and is and its predecessor the OAU was located. Addis Ababa is also houses the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). This city is often referred to as 'the political capital of Africa' because of its diplomatic, political, and historical significance for the continent. It is a city with a notable contrast of buildings and museums with historical significance and glossy nightlife.National Museum of Ethiopia
Also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, National Museum of Ethiopia is a national museum in Ethiopia. This museum features the country's artistic treasures as well as lots of the most precious archaeological find such as the fossilised remains of the early hominids. The most famous among these hominids is 'Lucy', which is a partial skeleton of a specimen of Australopithecus afarensis.Holy Trinity Cathedral
Known in Amharic as Kidist Seassie, Holy Trinity Cathedral is the highest ranking Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo cathedral. This cathedral was built to commemorate the country's liberation from Italian occupation. After the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum, Holy Trinity Cathedral is the second most important place of worship in Ethiopia.Ethnological Museum
Located within the former palace of Haile Selassie, Ethnological Museum is surrounded by the beautiful gardens. It is an excellent place to for even those who are not history buffs at heart. The museum offers exhibition dedicated to the history of this palace.