An ancient Pentecostal church stands next to the Queen Palace, also called Manjakamiadana Rova in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo December 19, 2013. The Manjakamiadana Queen's Palace is the landmark... more 
An ancient Pentecostal church stands next to the Queen Palace, also called Manjakamiadana Rova in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo December 19, 2013. The Manjakamiadana Queen's Palace is the landmark of Antananarivo located at the top of Analamanga hill and stands out in the skyline of the city. Between the 17th century and the 19th century the palace provided residence for the kings and queens of the Merina kingdom. Fire almost completely destroyed the palace in 1995, sparing only the stone walls but since 2005 the palace has been in a state of restoration which depends on the political situation in the country. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (MADAGASCAR - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TRAVEL) less 
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Thu, Dec 19, 2013 8:44 AM EST