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Family trip to Addis Ababa with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Addis-Ababa is a typical colonial city with many preserved historical buildings. It is not so easy to find interesting entertainments for children. Nevertheless, you can organize an interesting family entertainment program here. In the city operates a wonderful Lion Zoo, the main inhabitants of which are lions. In addition to lions in this zoo, you can see deer and other inhabitants of the animal world characteristic of Ethiopia, some of which, visitors can even feed. On the territory of the zoo, there are convenient paths for walks with benches, and next to it there are several cozy cafes with a large selection of ice cream and other sweets.
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With older children, you can go to the nature reserve Menagesha Suba Forest Park, through which a lot of interesting routes are laid. Young tourists will definitely enjoy walks in the exotic forest, during which you can see a lot of rare plants, as well as typical inhabitants of these picturesque places. In the territory of this nature reserve, there is a camping and equipped area for barbecue. So, travelers always have the opportunity to stay in the picturesque forest for several days.
Abyssinia Ballooning is happy to offer their services to fans of extreme entertainment. It organizes flights on balloons, which also have well-deserved popularity among travelers with children. During the aerial tour, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful views of the city and its surroundings. Many prefer to go to the center at dawn, to admire the rising sun from a bird's eye view. Copyright
Equus Ethiopia – Day Trail Rides offers no less interesting entertainment that will suit tourists with children of school age. It organizes fascinating tours on horseback. Excursion routes pass through the most beautiful mountainous areas. These tours are suitable for those who have never been engaged in horse riding. You can ride a horse through the wonderful forest accompanied by an instructor. This entertainment will surely appeal to young travelers; they will be delighted from communication with horses.
Lion of Judah (1954) The city has several interesting museums suitable for family visits. One of the most interesting is the National Museum. Within its walls is a rich collection of archaeological finds, among them the skeletons of ancient people and unique fossils found in the immediate vicinity of the city. Excursions for children are very informative. They can learn about how many ancient people inhabited the present territory of the city thousands of years ago, how they hunted wild animals, and what devices they used in their daily life. Part of the National Museum's exposition is located on the adjacent territory. It tells about the culture and traditions of locals.
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There are also traditional entertainment centers in Addis Ababa, just like in all major cities in the world. One of the best is the center Bob & Bongo's. It is largely focused on young children. In the center, there are special playgrounds and even a gym for kids. Video game lovers will not be bored here either. In addition, the center has one of the most modern cinemas in the city, which regularly displays animated films for children. It is best to visit the entertainment center on weekdays, as there are always a lot of people in it on weekends.
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Things to visit with your kids in Ethiopia

Of course, almost all excursions look boring for small children. If your child sits in a baby stroller from time to time, he or she is likely to fall asleep. What can make a child stand up and go? A visit to a game center, of course. In Ethiopia, tourists can visit Bob and Bongo’s Fun and Game Center that is intended for pre-school children. Playgrounds, numerous toys, swings, slides, trampolines, bubble pools – the center has so much to offer. There is even a separate hall with virtual reality games. Finally, a small cinema at Bob and Bongo’s screens funny cartoons. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Addis Ababa - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Addis Ababa, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Addis Ababa for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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