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Rova - Le Palais de la Reine

Antananarivo, Madagascar
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A good place to visit with a guide who can explain the structures and the Royal history. Without a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
White Rock, Canada
20 minutes of history in Tana and scenic view

Entrance is 3,3 usd per person. Guide for 3 people - 7 usd You won't see much of a history but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sergey K
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Walked there based on the map supplied by tourist information (ORTANA). Not much to see inside given seriously destroyed by a fire broke out in 1995, still restore in progress. Walked out the palace and down the road, the wall at the right hand side...More

Thank Ian I
Reviewed 20 March 2017

At the top of the hill overlooking the city of Antananarivo, you will find the incomplete renovation of the Rova - Le Palais de la Reine. Destroyed in a major fire years ago, the Rova is 40% way through a complete renovation but the renovation...More

Thank roryjdoyle
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