Tourist Attraction in Antananarivo: Rova of Antananarivo
Rova of Antananarivo or the Palace of the Queen is the complex of buildings real residence and sovereign capital of the kingdom Merina of the seventeenth century to the eighteenth century and to the kingdom of Madagascar in the nineteenth century. Construction started in 1610 when the king Andrianjaka chose a hill that ruled the broad valley with an area with a simple fence. The demarcated area was almost half of the current. The Palace of Manjakamiadana wood was erected in 1839 by the Frenchman Jean Laborde while the current structure in stone was carried out in the project of James Cameron. On 6 November 1995, the palace of the queen was set on fire and many objects that were contained were lost. What if saved was transferred to the palace of Andafiavaratra.