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Gullele Botanical Garden

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Fresh air in Addis Ababa!

Highly recommended for walks/hikes/picnics. On the edge of the city but the quality of air here is... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Outoftheboat
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Vast forest park with an endless cobbled road.

The scale of this place is just huge. Shortly after the entrance, there's an incredible viewing... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
nomadsconcierge
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Within Gullele and Kolfe-Keranyo Subcities, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The large area up on a hill occupied by the botanical garden is stunning and there are just a few types of flowers planted randomly on the site. If you are expecting to see a big variety of trees and plants with tags indicating the...More

Thank Raffy D
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Highly recommended for walks/hikes/picnics. On the edge of the city but the quality of air here is so much nicer with just a few meters of extra elevation. It's not a botanical garden in the typical organized European/American sense - i'm really not sure if...More

1  Thank Outoftheboat
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Really the perfect spot to getaway while still "in the city". Tourist or local...adventure...hiking...picnic...or all of the above and best yet it's free. Not many people know of the Garden's existence...best to drive up Simenen Hotel Road as if driving to Chancho but just as...More

1  Thank CanadianHabesha
Reviewed 27 December 2017

It is my second time to visit the GBG. This time we cycle through it. I always feel fresh when i am inside this unique place. it has well-made a walking road, a protected compound with a small cafe. It is a very great quiet...More

Thank Dawit D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The scale of this place is just huge. Shortly after the entrance, there's an incredible viewing spot across the city. After that the forest starts and continues forever. A great location for a sunny picnic and complete peace and quiet.

Thank nomadsconcierge
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We walk regularly in Gullele Botanical Garden. There are several walkign choices with one including a trek through the forest (not for those who can't navigate without a map) or along the ridgeline of the park. The latter can be accomplished in any shoe. A...More

1  Thank C S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Gullele Park is a kind of a forest reserve at the outskirts of Addis Ababa. I used the entrance at the Ring Road close to the roundabout Tunisia Street and Ring Road. There is a nice road leading to a small restaurant where you can...More

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