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Mauritius, Mauritius island, West coast, Le Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis
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Port Louis Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Port Louis, a capital hemmed in by the Indian Ocean and the Moka Range, is the economic hub of Mauritius. Its narrow streets teeming with cars are full of the many people who have come here looking for work. Explore its cosmopolitan atmosphere along the lively alleyways of the central market and Chinatown, in the colonial buildings from its past and tall modern towers symbolizing its new economic development. Have fun strolling around the shopping streets of Port Louis, and get a bird’s-eye view of the city from the citadel.

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Tourist attractions Port Louis : Things to see and do

  • Blue Penny Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Caudan Waterfront MS - Port Louis

    The museum's name is no mistake, and it does indeed have on display some exceptional old stamps (including the famous 1847 Post Office). We can't recommend highly enough a visit to the Blue Penny Museum for its wonderful collections illustrating the ..

  • Mosquée Jummah Interesting

    Royal St. MS - Port Louis

    Built north of Chinatown in the mid-19C, Jummah Mosque is endowed with a fine sculpted wooden doorway. The Muslim community on Mauritius is mainly composed of Sunnis.

  • Chinese Quarter Interesting

    Corderie St. MS - Port Louis

    The Chinese began coming to Mauritius in the 19C, bringing their dynamism and spirit of enterprise. In Port Louis a great "gate" marks the entrance to Chinatown, east of the central market. Behind it, the tightly packed, colourful stalls of..

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