Places of Interest

Discover some of the best places to visit in Mauritius

Visitors like to come to Mauritius, because of the great variety of things to do and places to visit in Mauritius. You can expect all the passions and interests to entertain with a range of unique landmark, museums and monuments in this historic Island. Whether you’re visiting with friends or family, no matter your interests, you’ll find some great places of interest to keep you entertained.

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Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

The famous Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens, ranking among the finest botanical gardens in the world, was started in 1735 by Mahe de Labourdonnais, with Mon Plaisir Castle once his residence. The 60-acre garden boasts 500 different species of plants, of which 80 are palms. Of particular interest are the giant water lilies (Victoria Regina), a spice garden and the Talipot Palms, ...
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Chamarel

Chamarel Seven Coloured Earth

Chamarel a small village located in the south is one of the best views of the island. What makes this place unique and a must-visit in every traveller’s guide book are the seven colored sand layers. It is a unique phenomenon which delights and attracts people from afar The small village of Chamarel is also known for its many waterfalls ...
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Eureka

Eureka

Eureka house also known as (Casa Eureka) stands about 4 km from Le Reduit, on the other side of the Port Louis- Curepipe motorway, just off the road of moka in Mauritius. This colonial country house Eureka, lying under Montagne Ory, was restores and opened to the public in 1986 as a museum. The Eureka house dates from the first ...
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Casela

Casela Nature Park

Casela Nature Park is situated in the Rivière Noire district of Mauritius; the western side of the island. A favorite among locals and tourists, the bird park stretches over 25 hectares of land, and contains more than 140 bird species from all five continents. On magnificent landscape gardens and spacious layout, signs will guide you towards the various species of ...
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Black RIver Gorges

Black River Gorges National Park

The Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius is home to a stunning collection of indigenous plants and birds. September to January is the flowering season, the best time to visit the park of the Black River Gorges National. On the path, take time to notice the trees of special matte wood and shaped like an umbrella, often draped with ...
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Shopping

Shopping

From the bazaar to the shopping malls From its colorful markets to its large shopping malls, Mauritius offers a very interesting range of shopping possibilities to any potential shopper. Jewelry, model ships, beachwear and casual wear, handicraft and duty free products are offered to suit your needs. Bazaars and markets If you are out colour and folklore, take a walk ...
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Port-Louis

Port-Louis

Favorite spot in the capital city Port Louis. The capital city is home to a number of sites of historical, cultural or social interest. It is bustling all day from intense commercial activity. It also shows diverse cultural itineraries: Some of the most popular local sites are just at walking distance, white others, situated on the outskirts of the city, ...
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Aapravasi Ghat

Aapravasi Ghat

The Aapravasi Ghat immigration Depot is the last remnant of a typical depot established in Mauritius during the second part of the 19th century to gather Indian immigrants and indentured laborers. Many Mauritians begin retracing ancestors on this site that was reaches by more than 500,000 immigrants between 1834 and 1920. It carries immense symbolism associated with the official commemoration ...
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Sugar Museum

Sugar Museum and Factory

It is a former sugar factory in beau Plan that has become an eco-museum for lover of discovery and good food. The sits pays tribute to the Mauritians that have accompanied the sugar industry through the various episodes of local history. A dedicated interactive area has been specially designed for children. This place tells you everything you want to know ...
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Notre Dame Auxiliaries

The Notre Dame Auxiliaries is a beautiful little Catholic church located in Cap Malheureux. Easily recognizable due to its red, sloping roof of Our Lady Auxiliatrice is one of the most popular churches in the area and is definitely a must when in the area. The church also offers stunning views of the island and the ocean. Info on or ...
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