Ethiopia's capital city Addis Ababa bridges the historic treasures of the past with the modern marvels of the future. Immerse yourself in a sanctuary of artifacts at the National Museum, the bustling traditions of the Merkato, or the awe-inspiring architecture of one of the most sacred churches in the world.
The city Addis Ababa is nestled at the foot of Mount Entoto and rises over 3,000 meters (9,800 ft) in the mountains to the north. The Sheraton Addis Hotel is situated at the hilltop overlooking the city and is only 7 km (11 miles) away from Bole International Airport. The central location of the hotel allows you to easily visit the UNECA Headquarters, the United Nations Conference Center as well as all commercial districts and NGOs.
View our local area map to discover the attractions and treasures of Addis Ababa. To enjoy a live view from the Sheraton Addis Hotel and inform yourself about the current local weather conditions visit our webcam.
Cultural sites & museums
Currency: The local currency is the Ethiopian Birr (ETB), made up of 100 cents (1 Birr). Birr notes are available in denominations of 1, 5,10,50, and 100.