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Manakara
is a significant town located on the East Coast of Madagascar.

Historically this town was of some importance, since it is the start point for the second of the two railway lines that the French colonialists drove upwards into the highlands of the interior, terminating the the high plateau town of Fianarantsoa. The town contains a good deal of interesting crumbing colonial architecture.

This dramatic railway was privatised some years ago and now runs reliably three times per week, the journey taking nine hours, passing over 67 bridges and through 48 tunnels. A few visitors take the train down from the highlands to the coast and then return by vehicle to resume the RN7 to the southeast.

The Parthenay Club is one of the better accommodation options in Manakara.

Further north up the coast, the sleepy town of Mananjary is best known for its mass circumcision ceremony, which take place every seven years.

The best accommodation is probably Vahily Lodge.
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