Travel to Ambohimanga – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ambohimanga, meaning the blue hill, is an archeological site located 21 kilometres northeast of Tana.

It is a place of religious and historical significance in the culture of the Malagasy people, and has been so for the last 500 years. As a result of this significance, the site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

The area contains a ruined city, burial sites, and assorted sacred places. Others place to visit are the gate at the entrance of the village, the wooden Royal house of the great King Andrianampoinimerina, the summer residence of the Queens, the pool of the celebration of the Royal bath, and the pit for cattle.


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