Historic Building in Nekemte

Kumsa Moroda Palace

Built by the King of Wolega in the 1870s, the Kumsa Moroda Palace has only recently been opened to the public after long years of neglect. It sits 1km north of the museum and served as residence to the prominent...

Museum in Nekemte

Wolega Museum

The remains of an Italian military plane shot down by the Black Lion Patriots in 1935 proudly sits in front of the Wolega Museum. Inside, displays give a good insight into the Wolega Oromo life and culture with...

Market in Nekemte


Nekemte’s market is most active on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, and is well worth a visit.