Bazary Be

Tamatave (Toamasina)

Tamatave’s colourful Bazary Be sells fruit, vegetables, spices, handicrafts and beautiful bouquets of flowers (should you feel the need to brighten up your hotel room).

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Nearby Tamatave (Toamasina) attractions

1. Place de Colonne


A monument to those killed in the 1947 uprising against the French, this plaza is in a sad state of disrepair.

2. Catholic Church

0.35 MILES

Landmark church in Tamatave. It's open to the public from shortly before to shortly after services.

3. Place Bien Aimé

0.54 MILES

At Pl Bien Aimé, you'll find the remains of a once-grand park; a dozen magnificent banyan trees weep before a crumbling colonial mansion.

4. Bazary Kely

0.71 MILES

Bazary Kely sells fish and produce in the ruins of a commercial complex, west of the train station.

5. Musée du Port

0.74 MILES

The small university museum at the entrance to the port constitutes barely 2½ rooms of farming tools, fishing implements, archaeological finds and tribal…

6. Parc Zoologique Ivoloina

7.29 MILES

The Parc Zoologique Ivoloina (ee-va-la-ween) is a very well-run zoo and botanical garden set on a lovely lake just north of Tamatave. Visitors can enjoy…