A Monument with great
stone work

The Lion of Judah

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Why locals love it

The Lion of Judah Monument, located on the Churchill Street, is one of the most famous historical monuments in Addis Ababa. It was erected during the reign of Emperor Haile Sillassie I - the last King of the historic Solomonic Dynasty

Why you should visit it

This is one of the historical monuments in Addis Ababa where visitors can learn the background of the long history of Ethiopia as "Lion" was the national emblem of the Solomonic Dynasty (started with Menelik I in the 9th Century BC and ended in 1974

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The great architecture in the stone works

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Belayneh Alemu
Local
July 17, 2019
This Stylized stone Lion of Judah, the work of French sculptor Morris Calka.
Tewodros
Local
September 6, 2018

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