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Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

Antananarivo, Madagascar
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360 view of Tana

Located in Haute-Ville, a local guide provided background to the rich history of Madagascar and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Great with a guide

This attraction is definitely worth a visit! You learn so much about the history of Madagascar and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Luke A
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in Haute-Ville, a local guide provided background to the rich history of Madagascar and Tana the capital, while showing us around the grounds with buildings, remnants and artifacts old, rebuilt and new. The panoramic views offer a perfect orientation to the city and surrounding...More

Thank liv2luv
Reviewed 3 days ago

This attraction is definitely worth a visit! You learn so much about the history of Madagascar and Malagasy culture. But, you will need a guide. There are no signs anywhere to help you. Our guide was fantastic. Very friendly, spoke English, and extremely knowledgeable. One...More

Thank Luke A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to visit with a guide who can explain the structures and the Royal history. Without a guide or having read in advance it would not be an informative attraction. The views were excellent.

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance is 3,3 usd per person. Guide for 3 people - 7 usd You won't see much of a history but will have a very scenic view of the city

Thank Sergey K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

For many people a trip to the Rova will be their first toe in the water of tourism in Madagascar. Surprise no 1 you really need to pay for everything lol. They will charge you to enter and try and insist that you need a...More

Thank Stevefinch
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Located on a hill in the middle of the capital. There are official prices, so don't thrust someone who can let you in for a nice price. A guide is mandatory. 10.000 AR : Tourist/stranger/non Madagascar 500 AR : local/Madagascar 20.000 AR : Guide (1-3...More

Thank Jimmy320F
Reviewed 13 May 2017

although there is nothing inside, the view is worth being there. On the top of the mountain, has very good view to see the city.

Thank 206jennylau
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You can enter with or without guide to get a dosage of culture and to admire the views. Nearby are also some nice restaurants and boutique hotels.

Thank rimapetter
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I enjoyed hiking up to the ridge where the Rova and other site could be seen. At the time of my visit a foreigner was charged 20,000 airy for entrance and you almost certainly are going to be hounded into hiring guide for at least...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Rova also known as queen's palace is a nice place for a day outing. We visited in the afternoon. Our guide was very informative and we learned a lot about Madagascar traditions from his knowledge sharing.

Thank TerrificTina85
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