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The large Square in the middle of the city (near the old stadium) is where people gather to run, play football, and dit and talk. While we were there one school was also holding a graduation so the parking lot was filled.
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i have been there for several time. the most amazing thing is in the morning time, the morning sun hits the places directly from sky and laid on those stairs. and filled with the people of Addis Ababa, forigners, and also travelers. when those happens...More
Meskal (meaning Cross in Ahmeric) Square is a large venue for large crowds. Buses park there on the weekends taking people to the nearby Stadium. Not much to see unless there is an event happening. If you are a foreigner, you will be approached by...More
Meskel Square, used to be known as Revolutionary Square between 1974 - 1991, is Addis Ababa's central plaza where public speeches and demonstrations take place. It is named after the founding of the True Cross Jesus has been crucified on. This religious celebration is recently...More
A square. A huge square. With a lot of traffic around it and difficult to cross any street. And a lot, and I really mean a lot of people trying to sell you needless and useless thing but even worse take care of the pickpockets...More
It is a square in the city of Addis Ababa, often used as a site for public gathering but as well utilized for festivals, such as the Meskel Festival from which its name derives. The Meskel Festival has been celebrated for more than 1,600 years,...More