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23 km North of Antananarivo, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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Antananarivo Tour with Lemur Park and Ambohimanga Palace
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The former royal capital and its palace on a steep hill offer stunning views overlooking rice terraces.
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23 km North of Antananarivo, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the few cultural and historical places Antananarivo has to offer and it is certainly worth the 1-2h trip (Depending of the traffic) from the capital. There are official prices, so don't thrust someone who can let you in for nice price....More

Thank Jimmy320F
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very well organised allowing for learning some of the Malagasy culture and history, worthy of a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Nice gardens and forest around it as well, and beautiful views over Tana from the top of the hill.

Thank Michal813
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth a half day trip from Antananarivo. The drive there itself is worth it. The building itself is not in great condition - 10,000 entrance fee, an additional 600 if you want to take photos, and 1000 for parking - you can...More

Thank Dainty70
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Spent a morning visiting this location and learning a out the history of Madagascar. Beautiful view from a large rock near the palace.

Thank dgz
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This place reveals the history of Madagascar. The guide was very nice and shared with us all the historical information related to Ambohimanga. Nice place to be

1  Thank TerrificTina85
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Although every palace inside is so tiny, it is great to see Malagasy respect their history so seriously. They are well preserved. Almost every item has their own story behind, the lady guide told us a lot of them. Much appreciated. Looked over from the...More

1  Thank Ian I
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My english speaking guide was excellent - she provided a comprehensive history of Madagascar kings, queens and prime ministers while we toured. The location is the former residence of the royalty. Worth the drive - though I would recommend hiring a driver - Madagascar roads...More

1  Thank Anne L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

visiting the ROVA - Kings & Queens palace, the remarkable effort in keeping and maintaining the place is evident. from the gate till the palace itself is very clean. the buildings painting are vibrant, the surroundings are well taken care of. around this area also...More

1  Thank Solo A
Reviewed 3 January 2017

mainly a good trip into the countryside. The historic buildings are a bit underwhelming, but you can wander a bit and enjoy the view

Thank someoneelse07
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The highlight of our visit to Antananarivo and its surrounding. Interesting local history and culture. Definitely worth spending the money on an official guide. The region itself is relaxing in contrast to the bustling and polluted city, suffering from heavy traffic. Great views from the...More

Thank Maja_y_Luka
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