Merkato Market, Ethiopia

If you are ready to go shopping in Ethiopia, travel no further! Merkato is the largest open-air market in Africa, and anything local from clothing to food to coffee, can be found here.

Merkato Market, Ethiopia

Merkato Market, Ethiopia (credit)

Merkato Attractions

Merkato has a plenteous supply of stores to visit. Make sure you have a grand amount of self-discipline if you don’t want to purchase all of the products you’ll come across. Visiting Merkato is also a great way to see how those in another culture shop for what they have and even take some snapshots or video to remember the character of the location.

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