Ambohimanga means “Blue Hill” and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site (due to its significance as a symbol of the cultural identity of the people of Madagascar.). Walk through the Merina kingdom, which is a sacred city, and honor the royal tombs and various places of worship like the Royal Pools Sacrifice Stones. Explore the Rova or the Ambomihanga’s Palace that crowns the hill and discover the box where the King Andrianampoinimerina lived from 1788-1810. Get a scenic, breathtaking view of the capital (nicknamed “Tana”) while you’re at it.
Admission: 10,000 Ar. per person. Hours: 9:00 am – 11:00 am & 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Tuesday – Sunday). Closed on Mondays.