Sacred hills of the Imerina

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To symbolise the unification of the Imerina, King Andrianampoinimerina (1787-1810) sanctified the twelve hills surrounding Antananarivo. The most interesting, that of Ambohimanga, comprises a city, a funerary site and a group of sacred areas listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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Tsarasaotra Park / Bird Island
Tsarasaotra Park / Bird Island
Formerly the property of Queen
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Avenue de l'Indépendance
Avenue de l'Indépendance
Heading away from Soarano's railway
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Andafiararatra Palace
Andafiararatra Palace
The impressive Andafiararatra Palace was
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Rova Palace, Antananarivo
Rova Palace, Antananarivo
Built on top of the highest hill in
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Highlands
Highlands
The central Highlands, at an altitude of
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Antananarivo Markets
Antananarivo Markets
Andravoahangy market, the largest in
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Tsarasaotra Park / Bird Island
Tsarasaotra Park / Bird Island
Formerly the property of Queen
4:00
Highlands
Highlands
The central Highlands, at an altitude of
5:00
Lake Anosy
Lake Anosy
Fringed with jacaranda trees, the purple
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