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Chiromeda Market

| Toward Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa 0251, Ethiopia
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| Toward Entoto Hill, Addis Ababa 0251, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Selection of tourist shops with the usual souvenirs. Nothing special but I did buy two things. For a bigger selection visit the Merkato outdoor market, biggest in Africa.

Thank kuzari
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We really only did a drive-by of this market. It is not at all the same as the main Market in Addis, this is more of a roadside market.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I would recommend Chiromeda Market as a great place for Ethiopian clothes. I have also been told the prices here are better than other more touristy locations such as near the post office. However, when we last visited it was near Christmas so prices were...More

Thank pwm1031
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This market is located on the side of road to Entoto. This maket sells everything and it is good place if you want to buy Ethiopian Clothes. It is not very crowded and the vedors were nice and polite.

Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is my favorite place to shop. They have anything you could want. The vendors are polite and reasonable. Not very crowded. Great Traditional Ethiopian clothing selection.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

If your'e looking for Ethiopian dresses, scarves, etc...this is the place to go. It can be very busy at times, but worth navigating the chaos.

Thank ChrisKNFAM
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My wife and I visited the Chiromeda Market and thoroughly enjoyed it. Located on the road to Entoto, the market has parking and it is safe to walk about. It specializes in women's traditional clothing with a couple of generic souvenir shops. We relished the...More

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

It's the best place to buy Traditional Ethiopian clothes. It's less crowded on weekdays. Bargain hard!

1  Thank Bliti
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Shiro Meda is an active, bustling market, we stopped here on our wday back to Addis Ababa from Entoto because I wanted to find a shamma, one of the decorated white shawls I'd seen so many women wearing on Sunday in Addis and Entoto. It...More

1  Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 12 November 2015

If you don't want to loose few hours to check Markato closely, Chiromeda is just an answer. You can find there a lot of shops with clothes. Negotiate the price hard, and make sure your wallet and mobile are safe ;) thieves are everywhere

2  Thank Thomas W
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