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I am a solo female traveler and really wanted to go to Mercato, on the particular day I went I found a friend to come with, but having a guide made the experience so much more enjoyable. We used Yared (whatsapp +251 96 372 7196)....More
Had an excellent visit to Mercato with Yayehyrad, which we organised via Whatsapp (Yayehyrad’s number is+251 96 372 7196). While you could visit the market solo if you wanted to, it was great to go with Yayehyrad. He knew the best spots and made it...More
To be honest, this is one market, that took some getting used to. The sheer number of people moving amongst mountains of what looked more like a junkyard was unbelievable.
Observing the traders pedal their ware, while avoiding the human mules carrying a tall tower...More
we used Yared -- as others have recommended and it was great. I really cannot imagine going to the mercato without a guide -- it is crazy, big and stressful. Yared took us to places that we would not have seen without a...More
The Mercato must be seen to be belived, such an enormous open air market it must be like a small city in itself. Because it is so vast and crowded, I recommend going on an organised trip, with a guide. I did, and was also...More
We travelled as a couple to Addis end of May. It was our first time in Ethiopia. We got in touch with a local guide Yayehyrad Tesfaye (Yared) prior to our arrival to arrange for a short tour of Addis (Mercato, Tomoca coffee, art galleries)...More
I booked a last minute tour of Addis and was recommended Yared by a friend of his. We went to mount entoto, the national history museum and Mercato. I am not really a market fan but this was truly the best tour I have ever...More
I visited Addis in June. On second day I met Yayehyrad Tesfaye.Then we went for a cup of coffee at one of the most traditional coffee houses. And he even took me to the roof top of a building for a panoramic shot.
we had a realy nice Trip around Markato and Josef our guide knew Everything realy well. :)
The drüber was on time and our whiches what we wanted to see were fullfiled. Moreover we saw some special places no Tourist would ever see. Felt save...More