Ambo is the capital of West Shewa Zone. It is situated 125 km to West of Finfinne. Ambo hot spring is one of a few developed destinations in Oromia. Ambo is well-known, because of its hot springs and mineral water. Ambo Hot Spring bath and swimming pool of mineral water are maintained by a former Ethiopia hotel, nowadays privatized, which has been used for recreational and therapeutic attraction for holiday and weekend visitors from Finfinne and others.