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Shiro Meda

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Why locals love it

Shiro Meda local market located near the US Embassy in Addis Ababa is one of the best local markets to shop handwoven cotton clothes mainly for women. It is also famous for buying small gift items like Tshirts, necklaces, earrings, etc

Why you should visit it

At Shiro Meda, visitors can buy colorful handwoven locally made scarves, and dresses for women which are made from cotton and decorated with colorful embroidery. Here at Shiro Meda, bargaining for price is the order of the game.

Special tip

If visitors have time, they can visit the small startups working on weaving these colorful Ethiopian traditional clothes in the yellow condominium.

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Addis Ababa city’s largest market for traditional clothes. It’s friendly market where you can buy all sorts of Ethiopian clothes and local crafts.
Hagos
Local
October 2, 2019
Shero Meda (Shiro Meda) Community The nearest location to the guest house, hotel, restaurants for tourism and dining is the Shero Meda (Shiromeda) community. However, this central community and central station are quite extensive, and its possibilities for accommodation include an extent both clearly south, and north of the indication on this map and satellite image. Accommodations North of Shero Meda (Shiro Meda) Here is a brief outline on this map how the road to Entoto Kidane Mehret is connected to the road to Entoto Maryam through a pair of crossroads that still offer some selections of itineraries and accommodations within a mile to the north of Shero Meda (Shiro Meda). Guest Houses, Hotels and Restaurants. Continuing up to the mountain massif and Entoto Natural Park, this offers a certain selection of accommodations, and as the area is in progress, it is a nice opportunity for restaurants, cafes and hotels up to some mile north of Shiro Meda's (Shiromeda) centre. Shero Meda (Shiro Meda) -- Central Station for Bus and Taxi. This community in the northern district of the Capital offers here a central station for further taxi and bus services to Entoto Maryam as well as Entoto Kidane Mehret. However, the town and station Shero Meda is close enough to Entoto Kidane Mehret to offer a pleasant walk to Entoto Natural Park. Shero Meda (Shiro Meda) is also the place that allows the easiest access to Entoto Maryam, located on Entoto's plateau. Entoto Kidane Mehret Church and Community. The choice of Entoto Kidane Mehret (1) as a central base for further exploration of the Park is natural because both municipal buses and taxis regularly have this place as the final location. The buses and taxis are very frequently coming to Entoto Kidane Mehret before they again turn downhill and soon arrives in the Shero Meda (Shiro Meda) station and society and further the more central part of the Capital.
Entoto Natural Park
Local
September 14, 2019
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