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Tour Unity Park Addis Ababa ( Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Included )

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Addis Ababa, ET
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Tour Unity Park Addis Ababa ( Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Included )

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Experience the rich history and culture of Ethiopia with a visit to the majestic Unity Park in Addis Ababa. This newly opened attraction was once the residence of emperors and prime ministers, and now welcomes tourists and locals alike. Explore the beautifully restored palace buildings and marvel at the royal artifacts and historical timelines on display. Immerse yourself in the lush greenery of the park, home to a Lion Zoo and a traditional garden featuring indigenous plants. Discover the diverse cultures of Ethiopia as you stroll through the regional states pavilion and witness the major religions of the country. With VIP guided tours and unguided options available, you can tailor your visit to suit your preferences. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to delve into Ethiopia's fascinating past and appreciate the country's rich heritage.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 2 hours - 3 hours
  • Suitable for 1-7 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Historical and cultural Ethiopia experience
  • Witness the architecture of the palace
  • See wax figures of Emperors Menelik II and Haile Selassie I
  • Visit the green area and children's playground
  • Learn about the major religions in the country
  • Private transportation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Park Entrance Fee

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Introduction

Unity Park Addis Ababa is a historic and cultural tour that offers a unique opportunity to explore the Ethiopian Grand Palace, also known as Menelik's I Palace. Opened in October 2019 after years of restoration, this magnificent park was once the residence of emperors and prime ministers. Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of Ethiopia as you walk through the beautifully restored palace buildings and witness the grandeur of the royal household. From the tranquil gardens to the black-maned Lion Zoo, Unity Park showcases the diverse heritage and natural wonders of the country. This tour enables visitors to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Ethiopia's vibrant cultures and remarkable past.

What to expect?

During the Unity Park tour, you can expect a captivating journey that spans approximately 2 to 3 hours. The itinerary begins with a comfortable hotel pick-up, ensuring a hassle-free experience from the start. As you arrive at the park, you will be transported to a world of architectural marvels, historical artifacts, and cultural displays. Explore the palace, where you will have the privilege of seeing wax figures of Emperors Menelik II and Haile Selassie I, as well as their personal belongings. Marvel at the beautifully landscaped gardens, soon to be adorned with over 43 indigenous plant species. Immerse yourself in the captivating history of Ethiopia through interactive timelines and exhibitions featuring the country's major religions. With the option of a guided or unguided tour, you can tailor the experience according to your preferences.

Who is this for?

This mesmerizing tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and nature enthusiasts alike. Whether you are a curious traveler or a local Ethiopian citizen, Unity Park welcomes all who seek to deepen their knowledge of Ethiopia's past and appreciate the nation's diverse cultural heritage. This experience is suitable for individuals, couples, families, and even small groups. The park offers something for everyone, making it an inclusive and enriching destination for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Why book this?

Uncover the secrets of Ethiopia's history and embark on an extraordinary journey through Unity Park. What sets this experience apart is the rare opportunity to step foot inside the Ethiopian Grand Palace, a privilege previously reserved for royals and dignitaries. Witness the meticulous restoration of the palace buildings and marvel at the exquisite architectural details. Be captivated by the incredible wax figures and artifacts that bring the stories of the past to life. Unity Park is an ideal blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, providing an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a deep appreciation for Ethiopia's rich heritage.

Good to know

When visiting Unity Park, allow yourself at least 2 to 3 hours to fully immerse in the experience. The park offers both guided and unguided tours, allowing you to choose the level of exploration that suits you best. Take advantage of the knowledgeable guides who will unravel the fascinating history and cultural significance of each site within the park. Keep in mind that the park is continuously evolving, with plans to open shops, restaurants, and traditional coffee ceremonies in the near future. Immerse yourself in the stunning green areas, Presidential Palace Museum, Lion Zoo, and regional states pavilion, offering a comprehensive glimpse into Ethiopia's vibrant past and promising future. Don't miss the chance to create lasting memories in this enchanting destination.

Reviews

Visitors who have experienced Unity Park Addis Ababa express their awe and satisfaction with this remarkable tour. They commend the extensive restoration efforts that have transformed the palace into a breathtaking historical site. Many appreciate the opportunity to learn about Ethiopia's history in such a comprehensive and engaging manner. The knowledgeable guides are highly praised for their expertise and enthusiasm, bringing the stories and artifacts to life. Visitors are also captivated by the beauty of the park's gardens and the rare chance to witness the black-maned lions in the Lion Zoo. Overall, feedback is overwhelmingly positive, highlighting Unity Park as a must-visit destination for those seeking a deep connection with Ethiopia's past and present.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Your Itinerary

Unity Park

We will pick you up from your hotel or location and transport you to Unity Park, where you will experience historical and cultural Ethiopia, witness the architecture, see the palace, observe the royal household history and items, visit the garden, listen to and watch historical timelines as well as observe displays of the major religions in the country. You will also see wax figures of Emperors Menelik II and Haile Selassie I and their personal and royal artifacts. The park is also in preparation to open shops and restaurants as well as serve traditional coffee ceremony. You will have the option to have either a VIP / guided tour, which takes about 3 hours or an unguided tour, which is approximately 2 hours.

Admission Included

Reviews

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fyrphnx

The tour operator never showed up so I have to rate this as a one star. I tried to contact the tour operator several times through multiple methods but nothing. I eventually gave up and just took a taxi to the park because I wanted to see it before I left.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-15 08:40