Explore Addis Ababa’s Mercato open-air market
It’s considered Africa’s biggest market, an open air sprawl of vendors that goes on for kilometers; It’s one of those markets that weaves in all directions and you never know what you’re going to stumble into or what you’re going to find.
Open-air markets used to be a staple of towns across the United Kingdom – some towns still host markets a few days a week. But the Addis Mercato is like no market you’ll have seen before – kilometres of bustling activity, sounds, smells and life.
Explore this amazing space with a video and photo blog that help you get a sense of what it’s like to be there yourself.