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Ambatomanga, the handmade cheese's home village 10/07/2013 | 11:09:33

The town is located some 26 miles in the east of the capital city. Ambatomanga happens to be one these places which may be praised for having successfully preserved its traditional face, its red clay bricks buildings and its old school architecture. A lonely colossal piece of rock offering quite a peculiar sight bulges majestuously from the flat ground. The village was named after this natural monument, for the word Ambatomanga actually stands for "Blue Rock".


Ambatomanga used to serve the ancient rulers of the royal line as a gateway to the heart of their realm. Everyone longing for making for their capital city was compelled to pass by this natural border check point. An awful lot of water has flown through under an awful lot of bridges, and nowadays, Ambatomange is famed by the quality of its handmade cheese, a must take away souvenir for every traveller calling in to the area. Ambatomanga stands merely an hour  long drive away by car from the capital city


 

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