Antananarivo is the capital of Madagascar as well as the largest city and is a hub of urban activity blended with the cultural affluence a Madagascar rich in tradition has to offer. Like any capital city, you’ll find it with a buzzing with nightlife, showcasing a very different, big city life, Madagascar. Being the biggest city, it is the cultural pulse of Madagascar. The capital has the most nightclubs, bars, and malls out of any other city on the island and makes shopping for gifts or just experiencing a great night out accessible.
A popular tourist spot is Hotel Glacier which often has live local bands, giving the tourists a taste of traditional Malagasy music. Bars and night clubs can be found littered around the city that infuse Western influences with touches of local flair. The bars are always busy and packed with a mix of local people and tourists.
The city is also filled with restaurants and cafés that serve mouthwatering local cuisine providing your pallet with a full Malagasy experience. Most restaurants use locally sourced ingredients, ensuring what you receive are completely Madagascan.
The city also has a few museums that are filled with stories of the island’s history and culture and is the perfect place to visit if you want to fully appreciate the island of Madagascar. The museums also feature local art, gems, and have plenty of souvenir stores to make a purchase to remember the country by. When travelling around Madagascar, this city is a must see destination to fully experience the perfect trip. Browse our website for more details on our Madagascar packages or contact us to arrange your custom Madagascan holiday today!