Top things to do

Pizza in Ambositra

Motel Violette

This restaurant has the best views in town, with Ambositra rising above the rice paddies; sadly the quality of the food is no match for the panorama. Pizzas are your best option. The restaurant often puts on traditi…
Monastery in Ambositra

Benedictine Monastery

At the western edge of town is a Benedictine monastery, where the nuns sell delicious cheese, honey, jam and postcards. The church warrants a look if it's open; there is singing every day between 11.50am and noon.
Chinese in Ambositra

Oasis

This place near the southern taxi-brousse station has an inexpensive and tasty menu with lots of veggie and Chinese options, and a popular outside terrace.
Madagascan in Ambositra

Hotely Tanamasoandro

This unpretentious local favourite is popular for both its decor (it doubles up as a woodcarving shop), and the huge portions of cheap Madagascan food.
Church in Ambositra

Cathedral

Ambositra's cathedral, at the heart of the old town.