Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa is part of the Tentative list of Madagascar in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa is the first industrial city of Madagascar, built by the Frenchman Jean Laborde in the 19th century. The industrial infrastructure consists of workshops and stone furnaces used for the manufacture of guns and cannons, gunpowder, pottery, paper, furniture, iron, glass, soap and clay pots. The site consists of several stone, brick and wooden buildings as well as the monumental tomb of Jean Laborde.
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2018 Added to Tentative List
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