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Meskel Festival in Addis Ababa provided by Fun Top Fun Ethiopia

Meskel Festival in Addis Ababa

Meskel Festival in Addis Ababa
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About
መልካም የመስቀል በአል/Happy Meskel Festival The festival of Meskel, one of the major Ethiopian Orthodox festivals is celebrated across Ethiopia on September 26th and 27th to commemorate the unearthing of the True Holy Cross of Christ by Queen Helena (Saint Helena) in the fourth century. The celebration includes the burning of a large bonfire known as Demera. The best place to experience the Meskel Festival is in the capital Addis Ababa at the famous Meskel Square. Meskel is also colorfully celebrated across the country, especially in the North and Southern parts of Ethiopia. UNESCO has registered the Meskel festivity in the list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2013
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, French
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 196374P3
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • In-person guide
Duration
5h
Departure details
  • Meskel Square, Kera, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Meskel Square, Addis Ababa
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • In-person guide
Departure details
  • Meskel Square, Kera, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Meskel Square, Addis Ababa
Duration
5h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Meskel Square
    Kera, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Meskel Square, Addis Ababa
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    Meskel Square
    Stop: 5 hours
    Meskel Festival in Addis Ababa
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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By: Fun Top Fun Ethiopia
teddy6336
teddy6336
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Lovely city lovely people
I had a visit to this colorful and lovely city. There is a lot to enjoy from mouth watering al hashim's sweets , de
husamo2020
husamo2020
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Addis Ababa
Joshua was a great guide very knowledgeable and full of confidence. He showed me what makes Ethiopia so special hig
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