Antananarivo, or 'Tana', as it is known by most, is what you would expect from any capital city: lively, bustling and with the usual traffic and pollution problems. Madagascar's capital is also the kind of place where you will find many beggars and street vendors.
From the Antananarivo Travel Guide
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really good value for money and you are not disapointed for the amount you paid. Close to the city, train station (La Micheline) and attractions. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Continental breakfast simple but nice and worth the money you paid. was supposed to spend 1 night ended up spending 5. ... more
Am I mad to go to Madagascar in January? Too much rain?
are a bit rainy but less hot and humid. Also, some towns are less hot, like the capital Antananarivo ...
Madagascar - natural history trip plus Oman
Hard to know where to start.There is so much to do in Mad! But you only have two weeks...so.... Probably best option is to start in Antananarivo (Tana). Take the taxi brousse to Andasibe, stay one night to see the incredible Indri in the rainforest plus a wealth of other Lemurs, Chameleons etc. Then back ...
A glimpse of Tana
Antananarivo, also known as Tana, is the capital of Madagascar. A destination I would normally fleetingly glance over on an airport departures board while thinking: “I don’t think I will ever fly there ...
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