Madagascar - Antananarivo (Chapter)
This is the Antananarivo chapter from Lonely Planet’s Madagascar guidebook.
Antananarivo is all about eating, shopping, history and day trips. The city has been the home of Malagasy power for three centuries and there is a huge amount of history and culture to discover by visiting its sacred hills.
- follow our walking tour through Antananarivo’s lovely Haute-Ville and busy Basse-Ville
- spend an afternoon in the spiritual home of Malagasy identity, the royal hill of Ambohimanga
- shop till you drop (and haggle all you can) at Marché Artisanal de la Digue
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping, Ivato, Ilafy, Ambohimanga, Lac Mantasoa and Ambatolampy & around.
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