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Tiglachin Memorial

Churchill Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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See it and move on

Just a memorial that you can quickly see and move on. Many of the memorials in Addis are in the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
ut_jd
,
Ohio
Sad memories from the communist terror regime

I feel so sad seeing this Sovjet monument in Addis, knowing all the bad the Derg terror regime did... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
MorHol66
,
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good20%
  • Average38%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible2%
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“black lion” (3 reviews)
“soldiers” (6 reviews)
“cuban” (4 reviews)
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Churchill Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Just a memorial that you can quickly see and move on. Many of the memorials in Addis are in the middle of traffic circles without much else to do.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I feel so sad seeing this Sovjet monument in Addis, knowing all the bad the Derg terror regime did to the people of Ethiopia.

Thank MorHol66
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place was very wonderful, colorful, delightful and clean but now it is like a sheet. Hope were ever we are who ever we are, we should keep our country so clean. I feel sorry for the past regime that make suffer to the people...More

Thank Abiy T
Reviewed 27 June 2016

You should see this memorial as it is one of the largest in the city. This memorial is easily reachable by taxi from any part of the city.

Thank JohnB7987
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This memorials was once a beautiful place to visit, but it has been neglected for quite some time. It is recently undergoing some sort of renovation, so I hope it will gain back some of its glory. The sculpture and art work is quite amazing,...More

Thank derejeb
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This monument commemorates the Ethiopian and Cuban soldiers killed in the 1977-78 Ethiopian-Somali Ogaden war. Although it reflects the communist/Soviet architecture of the Derg of Mengistu, it is wrongly associated with this regime.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Its a memorial, like many others nice if you wish to take in that sort of thing. For many others it may not be. I enjoy this type of thing but my wife for example thinks its so boring. This one is nice but nothing...More

Thank currycook
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Its a memorial built by the earlier military govt.in memory of soldiers who topled the Emperors regime.It doesn't have much significance right now.It just is near the Black lion hospital.Nothing much to see.

Thank anishavlani
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Addis is a beautiful city and visiting those historical and religious places is a must. one long day is sufficient.

Thank Toomuchtravel2013
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We visited this location on two separate occasions and the gates were locked. The first time we visited the area directly in front of the memorial were you gain access to the gate had hundreds of young boys playing soccer in front of it and...More

Thank Leeanne G
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