Ethiopia is known as the origin of human kind due to various archeological discoveries such as the well-known Lucy. Being the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa has a lot of features to offer, both cultural and historic.
With his constant but moderate warm climate, Addis Ababa is definitely a city worth seeing. It's also safer than most African cities. Don't forget to visit the Ethiopian National Museum while you're there. Try the country's national drink 'tej', brewed from honey.
Addis Ababa is also called "the capital of Africa" due to its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the continent. The headquarters of the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa can both be found in the city.