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Chez Mamy Miniatures

For 30 years this family workshop has been creating miniature objects (cars, rickshaws, bicycles etc) made from recycled materials – anything from aluminium cans to (unused) intravenous tubes, textiles and old...

Historic Building in Antsirabe

Hôtel des Thermes

Once the grand dame of Antsirabe, the exterior of this landmark hotel is still gorgeous and a sight in its own right. Sadly, the interiors have been allowed to decay which means we wouldn't suggest staying here,...

Workshop in Antsirabe

Atelier Corne de Zébu

Zebu horn is a versatile – and beautiful – material, which artisans at this family-owned workshop turn into numerous objects, from jewellery to salad spoons, sculpted animals and accessories. You'll see the whole...

Workshop in Antsirabe

Chez Marcel

The technique used to make traditional sweets here hasn't changed in decades: a syrup is prepared, then rapidly cooled down and kneaded on a granite slab. Ingredients such as vanilla, orange peel, ground coffee...

Brewery in Antsirabe

Brasserie Star

Wondering where all that Three Horses Beer comes from? Look no further. Madagascar’s dominant and unmissable brand is made in this, the country’s biggest brewery. Starting at the THB billboard on the corner of...

Market in Antsirabe

Sabotsy Market

A Malagasy version of a Moroccan souk, this sprawling open-air market, with distinct areas of jewellery, clothing, food and more, will keep you occupied for hours either shopping or simply absorbing the...

Church in Antsirabe


This large red-brick church forms the centre point of Antsirabe. It's often locked outside of services.