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Why locals love it

It is one of the historical monuments in Addis Ababa erected in honor of the liberty of Ethiopia from the five years Fascist Italy occupation (1936 - 1941). It is locally known as Arat Killo meaning "Four Killo".

Why you should visit it

Visitors can find this place interesting especially if they want to learn the modern history of Ethiopia. The name Arat Killo is supposedly to refer to its 4km distance from the main palace, OR the four roads joining at the square.

Special tip

Look at thr top of the monument to see the Lion of Judah

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4 Comments

The church of Holy Trinity
Habesha
Local
November 25, 2019
good!!
Workiye
Local
October 12, 2019
where the victory monuments placed and near to National Museums of Ethiopia!!
Belayneh Alemu
Local
July 17, 2019
Liberty monument in Addis Ababa, was erected in 1946 to commemorate Ethiopian patriots who fell fighting for Italian invaders.
Tewodros
Local
September 6, 2018
  • Arat kilo

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