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Here are the top 127 tourist attractions to see in Mauritius:

1. Le Morne Brabant

Le Morne Brabant

4.3

27 kms
from city center

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1 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius' south-western tip is where the famous peninsular island of Le Morne Brabant can be found. It is distinguished by its basaltic monolith scaling up to 556 metres above the sea level and it itself covers an area of 30 acres of the peninsula. The bluish-green lagoon surrounding the peninsula ...

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2. Ile des Deux Cocos

Ile des Deux Cocos

4.2

20 kms
from city center

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2 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you are planning on dedicating a day to some secluded relaxation without compromising with the comfort and luxurious dimensions of your vacation, Ile Des Deux Cocos, or as it means the 'Island of Coconuts', couldn't fit your description more aptly. This haven of tranquillity lies amidst the Blue ...

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3. Les 7 Cascades

Les 7 Cascades

3.8

9 kms
from city center

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3 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

As the name suggest for itself, Les 7 Cascades means ‘Seven Waterfalls’ which is the commonly used name for the Tamarin Waterfalls. It is found near the small Mauritian south-western village of Henrietta. It emerges from the Riviere Tamarin and takes the form of seven simultaneous falls. With a heig...

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4. Frederica Nature Reserve

Frederica Nature Reserve

3.8

22 kms
from city center

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4 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is one such holiday destination which wouldn't fail to surprise you with what this island nation has to offer its guests. This very trait is valid with the Mauritian village in the southeastern part of the island - Bel Ombre. Primarily known for its beach-side beauty lingering with the ser...

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5. Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park

3.7

14 kms
from city center

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5 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Being the only and largest in the island nation of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park is the sanctuary for the diversified wildlife and tropical rainforests. It is the central attraction of the tourists with an unparalleled love for nature and those who have a zeal for adventure treks.

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6. Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choicy

Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choicy

3.6

35 kms
from city center

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6 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

A small town situated on the North Western coast of Mauritius, Trou aux Biches is a much-loved tourist destination, and anyone who wants the sun-and-sea experience minus the inevitable crowds comes flocking to this city. Literally translating to 'Deer's Watering Hole', Trou aux Biches, with its beac...

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7. Eureka

Eureka

3.7

16 kms
from city center

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7 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The idea of time travelling has always fascinated mankind and you can just about experience being transported back to the colonial times of the 19th century by visiting this 1830 built Creole style house by the banks of the Mauritian river Moka. It is one of the island’s most visited historical site...

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8. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

3.6

27 kms
from city center

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8 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Popularly famous by the name of Pamplemousses Botanical Garden and being one of the most visited tourist attractions in Port Louis, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (SSR Botanical Garden) is the largest in Mauritius. Featuring an extravagant variety exotic and rare specifies of plants ...

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9. National History Museum

National History Museum

21 kms
from city center

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9 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The south-west part of the Indian Ocean is home to the island nation of Mauritius. Quite a lesser known fact, Mauritius has a rich historical and geological background other than widely popular as an exotic tourist destination. It is the youngest among the Mascarene groups of islands and sitting nea...

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10. Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

20 kms
from city center

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10 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Ile Aux Aigrettes is a 26 hectare nature reserve 800 meters towards the south east off the coast of Mahebourg bay and has gained popularity over the years as an ecotourism destination. Unlike Mauritius, the most of which was formed by volcanic rocks. Ile Aux Aigrettes was primarily formed from coral...

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11. Blue Bay Marine Park

Blue Bay Marine Park

20 kms
from city center

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11 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located near Mahebourg and off the south east cost of Mauritius, the Blue Bay Marine Park is renowned for its coral gardens, harbouring numerous varieties of flora and fauna and experience the marine life by going for sea diving. Blue Bay was initially declared as a national park back in 1997 and th...

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12. Casela World of Adventures

Casela World of Adventures

16 kms
from city center

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12 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

As the name suggests for itself, the Casela Nature Park is famous as Casela World of Adventures. Covering an area of over 250 hectares, this park is a haven of nature, adventure and wildlife activities. It is situated in the Cascavelle, a Mauritian village on the west coast of the island. Surrounded...

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13. Curious Corner of Chamarel

Curious Corner of Chamarel

20 kms
from city center

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13 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If somehow you find yourself being overwhelmed by the sandy beaches and blue ocean views and the abundance of relaxation seems a little monotonous, the island has just the right thing in store for you to end the stagnant nature of your vacation. Located in the south-western part of Mauritius, opposi...

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14. La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park

17 kms
from city center

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14 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located close to the Riviere des Anguilles village towards the south of Mauritius is the 5 hectare surface area of the La Vanille Nature Park. The park is set up in the middle of a tropical forest inhibiting vivid flora and fauna, the main attraction being the crocodile farm comprising of numerous c...

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15. Port Louis Waterfront

Port Louis Waterfront

22 kms
from city center

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15 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The Port Louis Waterfront, or as it is commonly known as the Le Caudan Waterfront, is a commercial development area located in the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis. It has gained its reputation as the first of its kind major shopping expansion on the island nation, including various shops, casinos, ...

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16. Grande Montagne Nature Reserve

Grande Montagne Nature Reserve

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16 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Grande Montagne Nature Reserve is located in the vicinity of the mighty Grande Montagne Mountains in central eastern part of Rodrigues Island and is known for preserving the last remnant of Rodrigues’ endemic forests. Besides this, the 25 hectare nature reserve also has an education and research cen...

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17. Photography Museum

Photography Museum

21 kms
from city center

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17 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Have you ever wondered how different our lives would be if we didn’t have any photographs of our childhood or the places we travel? Photographs are the only way to relive the days gone by and cherish the thousands of memories and anecdotes related to a single picture. The camera is great gift of tec...

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18. Horse Racing In Mauritius

Horse Racing In Mauritius

9,433 kms
from city center

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18 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you have a knack for horseracing or you want to experience it for the first time, then Mauritius wouldn’t disappoint you in this matter as well. The Champ de Mars horseracing arena is an exciting fusion of history, tradition and glamour. The racecourse is located in Port Louis and was inaugurated...

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19. Hike to Le Pouce

Hike to Le Pouce

17 kms
from city center

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19 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

After the two mountains - Piton de la Petite Riviere Noire and Pieter Both - the Le Pouce is Mauritius’ third highest mountain with a height of 812 metres. It gets its named as Le Pouce due to its thumb-shaped peak. It is clearly visible from Mauritius’ capital Port Louis, and from the top of the mo...

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20. Trou d'Argent Beach

Trou d'Argent Beach

4.5

625 kms
from city center

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20 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located in Rodrigues Island, the Trou d'Argent is undoubtedly one of Mauritius' top and most beautiful places to visit.

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21. Balaclava Ruins

Balaclava Ruins

30 kms
from city center

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21 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

For some Mauritius may be all about beautiful beaches, crystal clear ocean and lagoons, natural excursions, shopping haven and buzzing nightlife. Its true all of this makes Mauritius the awesome holiday destination that it is. However, it would be a sin if we ignore the historical sites that the pla...

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22. Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran Cruise

15,825 kms
from city center

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22 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Be it a family get-together, a friend’s reunion or a romantic getaway, the Catamaran cruising experience will just be the cherry on top of your exotic vacation. When you get to explore and discover the different parts of this magical island nation by sailing on-board those beautiful Catamaran boats,...

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23. Grand Baie La Croisette

Grand Baie La Croisette

36 kms
from city center

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23 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you are looking for a place that meets all your practical needs by fusing them with pleasure, a place where you can indulge yourself for your favourite workout, a place with a trendy coffee shop where you can gossip and relax and even enjoy a delicious lunch, plan a get together with your friends...

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24. Bagatelle Mall

Bagatelle Mall

15 kms
from city center

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24 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius, being a famous shopping destination, is home to some of the spectacular shopping malls. Leading the list of malls is the amazing Bagatelle Mall with its enthralling lively ambience, detailed retailing and leisure options constitutes this major source of attraction for shoppers from all ov...

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25. Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

23 kms
from city center

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25 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

During the 18th century, Mauritius’ period of colonisation, a number of lighthouses were built for helping ships to navigate the sea. This resulted in the boom in trading in the island as it increased the rate of import and export. Mauritius was considered to be a crucial trading location due to its...

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26. Grand Gaube Beach

Grand Gaube Beach

40 kms
from city center

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26 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located in the village of Grand Gaube in the northeastern part of Mauritius, the Grand Gaube Beach is one of the many beaches situated in the Riviere du Rempart district along its neighbors Pereybere, Mont Choisy and Trou aux Biches. However, it isn't as popular as them because of the minimal develo...

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27. Island Wings

Island Wings

28 kms
from city center

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27 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Based at the Mon Loisir Sugar Estate adjacent to the Riviere du Rempart in the splendidly beautiful north-eastern region of Mauritius is a life-altering attraction called Island Wings. The operational facilities of Island Wings are located at the Skydive Austral Mauritius, that is a tandem parachute...

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28. Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach

Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach

32 kms
from city center

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28 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Pointe aux Piments village in the western part of Mauritius is home to the Pointe aux Piments public beach. Located in the Pamplemousses district, it is one of the many beaches in Mauritius. Also known as the Le Meridien beach, the Pointe aux Piments public beach is spread across an area of 3-4 kilo...

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29. Bain Boeuf Public Beach

Bain Boeuf Public Beach

41 kms
from city center

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29 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located towards the northern part of Mauritius in the village of Bain Boeuf is the Bain Boeuf Public beach, which is one of the many beaches in the Riviere du Rempart district. To most visitors, this beach is merely a detour to other beaches such as Grand Baie, Pereybere and Cap Malheureux. There is...

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30. Marche de Flacq

Marche de Flacq

25 kms
from city center

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30 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you happen to be a shopaholic, then what can be a better place for you than Mauritius? It is a haven of shopping malls and street markets. And the one we're going to brief you about now is the Flacq market of Mauritius.

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31. Underwater Waterfall

Underwater Waterfall

28 kms
from city center

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31 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is home to one of the world’s best mysterious phenomena. Offering a spectacular illusion, the underwater waterfall is located off the coast of Le Morne Brabant. The scene is an illusion created by sand and silt on the ocean floor that runoff in a way as if water is pouring down. It also lo...

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32. Ile Plate Beach

Ile Plate Beach

54 kms
from city center

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32 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The perfect and fitting description of the Ile Plate Beach can be concluded as the amalgamation of beautiful and incredible scenic views and turquoise waters apt for diving, which is surrounded by small sharks though. Located 11 kilometres towards the north of Cap Malheureux, the northernmost point ...

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33. Nature Trails Mauritius

Nature Trails Mauritius

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33 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Ever wondered what would it feel like to go to the off beaten tracks and discover the serenity of Mauritius’ natural beauty? Ever had the desire to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities and go on a venture to experience the astounding viewpoints? Located in Quatre Bornes, Nature Trails M...

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34. Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

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34 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Like the breathtaking beaches and turquoise blue oceans, the paradise island of Mauritius also has a fascinating history. It’s exciting when you take yourself back to thousands of years and rediscover the origins of this beautiful island nation, and the things you will learn will blow your mind away...

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35. Flic en Flac Beach

Flic en Flac Beach

20 kms
from city center

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35 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Once a sleepy little fishing town in Mauritius, today, Flic en Flac has grown to be one of the most popular tourist areas in Mauritius, coming a close second to Grand Baie. With its name translating to ‘Free and Flat Land’, which used to be an old Dutch proverb, Flic en Flac originally started out a...

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36. Pereybere Beach

Pereybere Beach

39 kms
from city center

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36 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The land of the sea and the sun, Mauritius is best known for its vast array of picturesque white sand beaches. When you think of Mauritius, the first few images that come to your mind are vast expanses of beautiful beaches, and tropical water all around, in every shade of blue you can imagine. The i...

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37. SSR Memorial Centre For Culture

SSR Memorial Centre For Culture

15,238 kms
from city center

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37 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Situated within the vicinity of the commercial centre in Port Louis, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Memorial Centre for Culture is a old wooden which was acquired by the Government of Mauritius back in 1986 and it holds its significance for the fact that this is a place where Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoola...

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38. Dodo Divers

Dodo Divers

13 kms
from city center

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38 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The endless stretches of the vast turquoise blue ocean lingering on the white sandy beaches of the paradise island of Mauritius is a breathtaking view, or we may say, an entire experience in its own. It not just feasts your eyes with but also soothes your mind and soul as you comprehend the calmness...

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39. The Rhumerie De Chamarel

The Rhumerie De Chamarel

8,963 kms
from city center

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39 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is bestowed with numerous unique attractions and destinations that have caught the attention of hundreds and thousands of tourists from all over the world; one of the most excellent examples being the Rhumerie de Chamarel.

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40. Bois Cheri Tea Plantation

Bois Cheri Tea Plantation

9 kms
from city center

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40 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius has earned its reputation as a wildly popular destination among tourists from different parts of the world as it has a lot to offer than just white beaches and turquoise waters. When your mind would question about what more could you possibly explore in this island, Mauritius will surprise...

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41. Aapravasi Ghat

Aapravasi Ghat

22 kms
from city center

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41 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While Mauritius is mostly known for its sunny beaches which are the very definition of a tropical paradise, there are plenty of other sides to the country that not many people are aware of. While the long history of Mauritius’ run-in with colonisation is now a well-known fact, that is not all there ...

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42. La Vallee des Couleurs Nature Park

La Vallee des Couleurs Nature Park

9,389 kms
from city center

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42 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is renowned for being one of the most aesthetically pleasing tourist destinations all around the world, and most of the credit for this title goes it to its long stretches of beautiful white beaches and its shimmering blue waters surrounding the island. However, Mauritius is a lot more tha...

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43. Domaine Les Pailles

Domaine Les Pailles

19 kms
from city center

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43 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is not only home to some of the biggest beaches in the country, but it also boasts of being home to a few quaint little villages that don’t have much by way of being a tropical tourist attraction, but is home to a few enchanting and enthralling tourist draws nonetheless. Mauritius is known...

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44. Chamarel Waterfall

Chamarel Waterfall

15,279 kms
from city center

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44 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Being a tropical island, Mauritius is home to not just unbroken stretches of powder soft beaches, but a plethora of other geological attractions, including volcanic outcrops, waterfalls and caves. There are quite a few waterfalls spread out all over the island that makes for beautiful tourist destin...

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45. Champ de Mars Racecourse

Champ de Mars Racecourse

20 kms
from city center

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45 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is renowned all over the world for its beautiful beaches and its popularity as a tropical tourist haven, but there is so much more to the island than just its beaches and its shimmering coral lagoons. While most travellers today know of Mauritius’ history of colonisation and the country’s ...

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46. Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing

27 kms
from city center

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46 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius has long since established its firm position as the dream location of all kitesurfers from around the area. This is because kitesurfing is an extremely challenging sport which, on top of requiring immense muscular strength within the people who are performing the sport, calls for the weath...

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47. Windsurfing

Windsurfing

26 kms
from city center

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47 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is surrounded with nooks and corners which paved the way for the formation of many flatwater lagoons over the years, the like of which now border the entire island. With the calm surface water over these lagoons and the routine inflow of tradewinds throughout the year, windsurfing has righ...

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48. Surfing

Surfing

616 kms
from city center

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48 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The vague idea of swimming out into the deeper waters of the island with a surfboard tucked safely within our arms is something the mind of every tourist converges into the moment they set their foot on Mauritian soil. The roots of this inevitable habit are watered mostly through several of potentia...

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49. Ilot Gabriel Beach

Ilot Gabriel Beach

24 kms
from city center

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49 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While it is common knowledge that when it comes to tropical tourist destinations, Mauritius is, by far, one of the first options. However, unbeknownst to many people. The island of Mauritius is comprised not just of its mainland alone, but of many other tiny islands and islets surrounding the region...

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50. Jardins de la Compagnie

Jardins de la Compagnie

27 kms
from city center

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50 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Today, Mauritius is one of the foremost tropical tourist destinations in the world, and is known for its stellar beaches and its crystal-clear water; but unbeknownst to many, the island has a lot more to offer to tourists that just its white sand and its pretty lagoons. With a long history of coloni...

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51. Victoria 1840

Victoria 1840

27 kms
from city center

When you take your first step onto the island of Mauritius, you will immediately be greeted with forts and beaches and artsy museums, all of which bear at least some amount of historical importance. Considering a significant part of the history of Mauritius is filled with the years when they were be...

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52. Domaine de Aubineaux

Domaine de Aubineaux

9,348 kms
from city center

There is a lot more to Mauritius than just sandy beaches and glittering blue water, which any tourist who has ever been to this tropical haven will be able to attest to. Not all the major tourist destinations in Mauritius are located near big towns, and they’re most certainly not all related to beac...

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53. Dolphin and Whale Watching

Dolphin and Whale Watching

There is a reason why the island of Mauritius is described as a travel lover’s paradise – starting from stellar beaches to underground waterfalls to age-old colonial-era monuments to crystal clear waters for as far as you can see, Mauritius is no less than a tropical haven. An island brimming with s...

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54. Crystal Rock

Crystal Rock

14,937 kms
from city center

Mauritius is everyone's dream destination - the sparkling ocean water, the sound of the waves, the Napolitaines and flavoured rum. Now those of you who want to visit Mauritius must also add the Crystal Rock to their bucket list. In case you do not know about the Crystal Rock, then this post will tel...

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55. Curepipe Botanical Garden

Curepipe Botanical Garden

5 kms
from city center

Mauritius has become the tourist attraction that it is today because of the careful conservation of the beauty that defines that place. The picturesque beaches and ocean views, the lush greenery tropical forest, the numerous national parks, nature reserves and botanical gardens spread out all over t...

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56. Mauritius Aquarium

Mauritius Aquarium

22 kms
from city center

If you want to spend your vacation by seeing unique places, then Mauritius is just right for you. This paradise island is home to some of the mind-blowing destinations that are going to leave you with your jaw dropped with amusement. Located in the heart of Pointe aux Piments towards the north-weste...

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57. L'Aventure du Sucre

L'Aventure du Sucre

9,141 kms
from city center

Mauritius is privileged with many historical places that have now become the significant centres of attraction among the tourists and locals alike. These places represent the early life of Mauritius and are of great importance for learning a lot about this paradise island. One from the list is the L...

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58. Pere Laval's Shrine

Pere Laval's Shrine

8,965 kms
from city center

Christianity is followed by quite a significant portion of Mauritius’ population, and it’s a widely celebrated religion in the island. The number of quaint churches scattered across the mainland is evidence of their devotion towards to the Holy Spirit. The history of the emergence of Christianity in...

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59. Central Market

Central Market

5,836 kms
from city center

Shopping in Mauritius has been a must-do activity especially for tourists just for the mere fact that it is irresistibly tempting. The energetic buzz of the place, its vibrant ambience, countless varieties of products and eatables and interaction with numerous people – all of this constitute the mar...

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60. Rault Biscuit Factory

Rault Biscuit Factory

6,025 kms
from city center

The root of any country incomplete without its history and Mauritius isn’t an exception in this regard. Most of the tourist attractions of Mauritius have stories to tell you which define the very origins of this island nation. Like a cup of tea is incomplete without biscuits, Mauritius is incomplete...

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61. Mauritius Postal Museum

Mauritius Postal Museum

22 kms
from city center

The origin of postal services in Mauritius date back to the early 17th century in the form of a series of letters exchanged between the island and other parts of the world. It started happening right after people set foot in Mauritius for the first time, namely the Dutch. Quite evidently, the post o...

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62. Grand Baie Beach

Grand Baie Beach

39 kms
from city center

Mauritius, the paradise of white sandy stretches and turquoise ocean views, offers you numerous choices of breathtaking beaches to choose from to spend your holiday in the best way you can imagine. Relaxing under the warm sunlight, complemented by the cool breeze of the ocean and letting the tropica...

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63. Mahebourg Waterfront

Mahebourg Waterfront

18 kms
from city center

Touring Mahebourg can prove to be pretty tiring because of the numerous historical sites and spellbinding sights the place has in store for you. This makes the need for a relaxing spot a dire necessity for the tourists where they can catch their breath again. Mahebourg Waterfront tick all the boxes ...

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64. Solar Sea Walk

Solar Sea Walk

14,854 kms
from city center

Mauritius is rightly known for its pristine sapphire blue coloured beaches, with golden sands, and how can one not talk about the luxury resorts that provide a heavenly view of the vast Indian Ocean. You could either spend your day lazying around on the beach or in your hotel room, you could even ta...

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65. Rivulet Terre Rouge Estuary Bird Sanctuary

Rivulet Terre Rouge Estuary Bird Sanctuary

24 kms
from city center

The vibrant flora and fauna of Mauritius have served as a significant source of a tourist attraction for years now. The tropical forests covering vast ranges of this paradise island house some of the unique species of animals and birds, some of which are very rare and endemic to Mauritius. Apart fro...

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66. Frederik Hendrik Museum

Frederik Hendrik Museum

9,567 kms
from city center

Museums are the living manifestation of history and exemplifies the primitive origin – be it a race, a religion, a wildlife species, a country. Mauritius is home to some of the most excellent museums that tell the story about this paradise island and the days gone by, one of them being the Frederik ...

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67. Poste Lafayette Beach

Poste Lafayette Beach

31 kms
from city center

Adding to the long list of beaches in Mauritius, the Poste Lafayette Beach is another beautiful exemplification of why this paradise island is famous worldwide as a perfect holiday destination. Also known by the name – Jalsa Beach, the Poste Lafayette Beach is situated towards the outskirts of a sma...

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68. Vallee de Ferney

Vallee de Ferney

8,911 kms
from city center

While Mauritius is mostly about beaches and sunbathing and swimming in glittering azure water, there is a lot more to Mauritius than just its tropical touristy beaches. The island has a long history of colonisation, and apart from the heritage buildings and structures that remain as the vestiges of ...

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69. St Aubin

St Aubin

16 kms
from city center

While Mauritius is renowned for being a tropical tourist destination, there is a lot more to the island than just its beaches and its lagoons. Granted, the sandy white beaches and shimmering azure lagoons are what draws tourists to the island, but if you’re one of those travellers who like knowing m...

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70. Blue Penny Museum

Blue Penny Museum

20 kms
from city center

With a long history of hundreds of years of colonial rule, it is no wonder that Mauritius is home to a plethora of museums littering the entire island. Starting from museums showcasing the lives and times of people from the Dutch, French and British colonial rule to the history of production of suga...

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71. Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

618 kms
from city center

While the mainstay of Mauritius is its stellar stretches of white sand beaches and crystal-clear azure lagoons, Mauritius is an exotic island and is home to a plethora of such exotic places that draw as many tourists as its tropical beaches do. Unbeknownst to many, Mauritius is not a lone island in ...

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72. Tamarin Beach

Tamarin Beach

18 kms
from city center

A trip to Mauritius entails long days of sitting on the powder-soft fine white sand, sunbathing under sunny skies, and scuba diving in crystalline turquoise waters to see shoals of colourful fish, and even more colourful coral reefs. The island is home to a plethora of beautiful beaches that draw to...

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73. Chateau de Labourdonnais

Chateau de Labourdonnais

17 kms
from city center

Mauritius has a long history of colonisation, and while most of the island has commercially developed today, there are certain distinct traces of its colonial past still littered across the entirety of the country. Despite being more famous for its beaches and its lagoons and its plethora of watersp...

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74. Gris Gris Beach

Gris Gris Beach

20 kms
from city center

Since Mauritius is exceptionally well-known for its stretches of long fine-sand beaches and its crystalline blue water for as far as you can see, you’d probably think every beach on the island was the very definition of a calm, serene, picturesque tropical beach, right? A trip to the southernmost po...

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75. Surya Oudaya Sangam Temple

Surya Oudaya Sangam Temple

5,854 kms
from city center

Mauritius is well-known for being the perfect beach holiday destination, and Grand Baie, one of its most popular tourist hangouts, practically has the title of being a tropical island retreat with white sand beaches stretching for miles and glittering azure water as far as your eyes can see. However...

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76. Martello Tower Museum

Martello Tower Museum

22 kms
from city center

Being an island entrenched in colonial history, it’s a well-known fact that remnants of the imperial reign are scattered all over the island. Despite not being as big a tourist draw as its beaches and lagoons that the island is most famous for, Mauritius’ colonial relics are an important part of the...

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77. Trou Aux Cerfs

Trou Aux Cerfs

5 kms
from city center

Being a natural geographical volcanic outcrop, the island of Mauritius is home to more than just beaches and lagoons. The island boasts of a vast variety of unique natural topography including caves, waterfalls, and even volcanic craters! While Mauritius is renowned all over the world for being a tr...

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78. Fort Adelaide

Fort Adelaide

7,930 kms
from city center

With Mauritius being embroiled in a long era of colonial dominance, you would naturally expect to see vestiges of colonial remnants scattered throughout the country. The buildings and structures give you a glimpse into the life and style of living during the colonial era, all the while adding to the...

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79. Notre Dame Auxiliatrice

Notre Dame Auxiliatrice

23 kms
from city center

Mauritius is replete with a plethora of aesthetically pleasing tourist attractions, ranging from powder soft white sand beaches to colourful coral reefs to shimmering azure lagoons to a vast number of temples and churches that showcase the diversity of the island. Seeing as Mauritius was ruled by th...

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80. Rochester Waterfalls

Rochester Waterfalls

14,929 kms
from city center

Mauritius is mostly known for its white sand beaches and its coral reefs and its crystal-clear shimmering blue water, but as you would expect from any other tropical island, there are plenty of other unique geographical attractions, including caves, volcanic outcrops and waterfalls. Waterfalls are e...

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81. Belle Mare Beach

Belle Mare Beach

29 kms
from city center

Mauritius is home to a vast number of beaches scattered across the entirety of its perimeters and with such a vast array of beaches to choose from, picking the perfect beach that you want to spend a relaxing day at often becomes a hard chore. Ranging from powder soft white sand beaches fringed with ...

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82. Tamarind Waterfalls

Tamarind Waterfalls

16 kms
from city center

Being a tropical island, Mauritius is home to not just beaches and lagoons, but a vast number of rivers and associated lakes, rivulets, and waterfalls as well. Being a popular tourist destination, the abundant natural attractions of the island might not be as untainted and untouched as they were eve...

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83. Le Morne Beach

Le Morne Beach

26 kms
from city center

Mauritius is littered with a vast number of famous tourist beaches along its entire coastline, and it is often said that some of the world’s most beautiful beaches are all right here in Mauritius. However, not all beaches in Mauritius are like the ones you’ll come across on picture-perfect postcards...

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84. La Cambuse Beach

La Cambuse Beach

19 kms
from city center

While most of Mauritius’ beaches have been taken over by throngs of tourists to flock to the beaches all year round, there are still quite a few beaches in Mauritius that are yet unknown to travellers, with some being so remote that not many locals know about them either. If you want to visit a beac...

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85. Mont Choisy Beach

Mont Choisy Beach

40 kms
from city center

When you think about beaches in Mauritius, the first few things that come to your mind are probably sunny skies, gleaming stretches of unbroken sand, cool azure water, and hordes of tourists. While the first three certainly apply for every beach that can be found on the island, the fourth is necessa...

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86. La Cuvette Beach

La Cuvette Beach

39 kms
from city center

While there are a plethora of beautiful beaches in Mauritius that are prominently displayed on the country’s tourism map, there are quite a few beaches that are well off the beaten tourist trail, thus making them hidden gems that are known to only a few tourists, and the locals of the area. Over the...

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87. Seven Coloured Earth

Seven Coloured Earth

10,063 kms
from city center

While Mauritius is mostly globally renowned for its jaw-dropping beaches, the island is home to a vast variety of other geographical phenomena that you will not find anywhere else across the world. One such extremely curious natural phenomenon is the Seven-Coloured Earth or the Terres de 7 Couleurs.

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88. Plage de Trou aux Biches

Plage de Trou aux Biches

34 kms
from city center

If there is any place across the globe that can truly be described as a paradise on earth, it has to be one of the vast numbers of stunning beaches that Mauritius proudly boasts of. With long stretches of soft white sand stretching for kilometres and surrounded by crystal clear blue water for as far...

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89. Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

One of the most aesthetically pleasing tourist destinations in the southern hemisphere, Mauritius, is renowned all over the world for being a scuba diving hotspot. Almost every traveller who goes to Mauritius wants to experience the feeling of diving deep into the depths of the ocean and exploring t...

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90. Caverne Patate

Caverne Patate

613 kms
from city center

Being a volcanic island on the Indian Ocean, it comes as no surprise that Mauritius is home to a significant number of caves scattered across its entire perimeter. While some caves are entirely inaccessible –even locals don’t enter it, leave alone tourists – there are some caves on the island that a...

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91. St Louis Cathedral

St Louis Cathedral

622 kms
from city center

Mauritius - the paradise Island of Africa has always been a popular beach destination among those who are looking to spend some time unwinding in luxurious hotels with a breathtaking view of Indian Ocean and swimming in turquoise blue water. Most travellers prefer lying on the tropical beaches, unde...

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92. Vitamin Sea Ltd

Vitamin Sea Ltd

20 kms
from city center

Popular for its beautiful emerald coloured water and peach-tinged sand, Mauritius is the ideal holiday place whether you are a backpacker or a sybarite traveller. The island is almost surrounded by one of the world's most beautiful coral reefs. Through millions of years, this stunning cluster has cr...

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93. Alexandra Falls Viewpoint

Alexandra Falls Viewpoint

15,009 kms
from city center

Mauritius is known for its spectacular beauty. The abundance of natural beauty undoubtedly makes this country one of the most picturesque places in the world. Here, you will find the perfect shorelines with white sands, the luxurious hotel rooms with sceneries never seen before, a cuisine so mouthwa...

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94. Mon Vert Natural Walk

Mon Vert Natural Walk

3 kms
from city center

Mauritius has a lot to offer beyond its luxury hotels, pristine waters, and white sand beaches. The country is also home to exotic flora and fauna species. Located in Forest Side, Curepipe Mon Vert Nature Park is where you will come across brilliantly made botanical gardens and indigenous forest. Th...

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95. Bras d'Eau National Park

Bras d'Eau National Park

30 kms
from city center

A trip to Mauritius is all about unwinding, surrounded by breathtaking views of nature, found in its purest form. Take a moment to close your eyes and think about the smell, sights, and sounds that you come across when you are out in the open, in Mother Nature's lap. Perhaps you see a small stream p...

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96. Monument to Dutch Landing

Monument to Dutch Landing

16 kms
from city center

If you are in Grand Port, Mauritius and you come across a beautiful – well-architectured stone like structure, here's everything you need to know about it. If you didn't realise, the Dutch first colonised Mauritius in the year 1638. So, a monument in Grand Port, popularly known as Dutch First Landin...

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97. Bras d'Eau Public Beach

Bras d'Eau Public Beach

30 kms
from city center

Making its way on the list of the most breathtaking beaches of Mauritius is the Bras D’eau Public Beach. Bras D’eau is more or less like a small bay that is inside the lagoon of Poste Lafayette, and since the beach overlooks the south, you can enjoy both the sunrise and the sunset as well; one of it...

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98. Le Souffleur

Le Souffleur

13,551 kms
from city center

A trip to Mauritius will be heavenly if you are looking forward to spending some quality time on the beach. And indeed, the beautiful beaches and bay in Mauritius are a vital draw – stretching over 160 km – with a coral reef encircling a calm lagoon, you won't have to hunt far before you find one. A...

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99. Institut Cardinal Jean Margeot

Institut Cardinal Jean Margeot

9,627 kms
from city center

Standing in the centre of Rose Hill in this island of serenity, the Maison Le Carne is an attractive Creole manse that houses the Mauritian Research Council; and now it also a centre for the Mauritian Academic of Science and Technology. The white and blue painted House of Carne came into a new exist...

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100. Pont Naturel

Pont Naturel

9,651 kms
from city center

Pont Naturel or Natural Bridge – whichever you may prefer to call it by – is precisely what the name suggests. It is a two-metre-long volcanic rock formation; although it may have the looks of a human-made bridge, it indeed is not. Formed entirely by natural processes, Pont Naturel is a part of the ...

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101. Saint Gabriel Church

Saint Gabriel Church

618 kms
from city center

32.7% of the Mauritian population adheres to Christianity and Christian beliefs. Christianity was introduced in Mauritius with the arrival of the Dutch and today; some churches are scattered in different parts of the island. One of the most significant among them is the Saint Gabriel Church.

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102. Gorges Viewpoint

Gorges Viewpoint

15 kms
from city center

Located in the heart of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park is an ancient primaeval forest, famous for being the home of endangered species such as the Mauritius Falcon. In earlier times, the extremely hard ebony found in the park was used in making warships in different parts of the wor...

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103. Robert Edward Hart Museum

Robert Edward Hart Museum

16 kms
from city center

The historically rich land of Mauritius houses some museums that play a crucial role in preserving its origins, which date back to centuries. Among the list of renowned museums present in the paradise island, the Robert Edward Hart museum is one name that is unique on its own.

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104. Matthew Flinders Monument

Matthew Flinders Monument

9,441 kms
from city center

The paradise island with its rich history, Mauritius, does not fail to shower you with historical places to visit and take you back in time. One such significant marvel of the island is the Matthew Flinders Monument. It stands on the shore of Baie du Cap, 500 metres towards the west.

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105. Tour to Ile aux Chats and Hermitage Island

Tour to Ile aux Chats and Hermitage Island

33 kms
from city center

The paradise island of Mauritius – what makes it such an enticing holiday destination is its privileged location in the Indian Ocean. Other than the beaches and resorts, there are some small islands within close vicinity. Two of them being Ile aux Chats and Hermitage Island. Treat yourself with a da...

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106. Sophie Nature Walk

Sophie Nature Walk

18,456 kms
from city center

The access to modern technology has undoubtedly made us tech slaves, and there's hardly any time in our lives to connect with the multitude of delights offered by Mother Nature. And what's better than Mauritius to spend time in nature? Picturesque beaches, crystal clear waters lining the coast, tall...

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107. Domain du Chasseur Game Park and Reserve

Domain du Chasseur Game Park and Reserve

20 kms
from city center

Mauritius, a pearl in the Indian Ocean, is a place of natural and exquisite beauty. You are greeted by pristine emerald colored waters, white sandy beaches, and tall palm trees the moment you set foot in the country. It is rightly said, God first created Mauritius and then created Heaven. The inland...

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108. Statue of Paul and Virginie

Statue of Paul and Virginie

13 kms
from city center

Mauritius is home to the famous love story of Paul and Virginie, a novel written by the French writer and thinker Jacque-Henri Bernadin de Saint-Pierre. This story is deeply rooted in the Mauritian folklore. Pamplemousses is the home to the statue of Paul and Virginie that has a stone base with Chin...

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109. Chinatown

Chinatown

10,402 kms
from city center

In the year 1940 a large number of Chinese immigrants set foot in Mauritius in search of trade business under the French and British rule. They started settling around Royal Road, in the heart of Mauritius' capital, Port Louis and this is how the Mauritian Chinatown's birth took place.

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110. Maa Durga Murti

Maa Durga Murti

5,848 kms
from city center

The paradise island of Mauritius is a Hindu majority country and quite interestingly inhibits 670,000 Hindus, which is quite a considerable number, given the picturesque and tiny geography of the island. It is the only island off the coast of Africa with such a major Hindu population. You can find s...

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111. Mauritius Glass Gallery

Mauritius Glass Gallery

14 kms
from city center

If you have a preconceived notion about Mauritius being only the land of beaches and resorts, the number of spectacular places to visit this paradise island has to offer to you will undoubtedly leave you flabbergasted. Joining the long list of unique tourist attractions in the island is the Mauritiu...

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112. Pieter Both Mountain

Pieter Both Mountain

22 kms
from city center

Mauritius is a hikers’ paradise - dense tropical forests, cascading waterfalls and enormous mountain ranges, all of this add a thrilling, adventurous touch to your laidback holiday. Beaches and lagoons are excellent, but if you do not indulge yourself with the breathtaking trekking experience; your ...

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113. Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library

15,436 kms
from city center

Wouldn’t it be just beautiful if you could take an educational detour amidst your sunbathing and swimming schedule, somewhere far away from the beaches and ocean? Well, good for you as Mauritius takes care of that as well. If you happen to find yourself in Curepipe, don't forget to visit the Carnegi...

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114. World of Seashells

World of Seashells

11 kms
from city center

Have you picked up shells from the beach and kept them safe almost like a treasure? For some, it is a hobby to kill off their leisure time, and for others, it is a souvenir with loads of holiday memories attached to it. World of Seashells is the living manifestation of Eric Le Court’s passion for co...

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115. Place d'Armes and the Government House

Place d'Armes and the Government House

5,824 kms
from city center

Considered as a jewel of the Mauritian heritage, the Place d’Armes is undoubtedly the most iconic place of the island. It stretches from the Hotel du Gouvernement all the way up to the Port Louis Waterfront. The road lined with royal palms leads to the beautiful French Colonial structure – the Gover...

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116. Domaine Des 7 Vallee

Domaine Des 7 Vallee

9,345 kms
from city center

Mauritius is a land of hidden treasures, much more than just the beaches and lagoons and exquisite resorts. As you dig deeper into the heart of this paradise island, you will come across landscapes that will blow your mind away. There is one such spectacle of nature right at the centre of Mauritius ...

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117. Galerie du Moulin Casse

Galerie du Moulin Casse

9,561 kms
from city center

Art and culture have been an integral part of Mauritius. Photography and art enthusiasts find plenty of inspiration in the breathtaking landscapes of this paradise island. And where do you find the best of Mauritian art? Galerie du Moulin Casse is the answer!

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118. International Slave Route Monument

International Slave Route Monument

3 kms
from city center

Slavery is deeply embedded in the history of Mauritius, as it was once a part of the far-reaching and complex network of the international slave trade. The dark tale of hundreds of slaves throwing themselves off the mountain cliff to escape the horrors of dehumanisation gives us gist about the preva...

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119. Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque

Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque

31 kms
from city center

The story of the introduction of Islam in Mauritius dates back to the 18th century when Indian sailors from Bengal and Pondicherry migrated to Mauritius. During that time, Mauritius was a colony of France, and according to the French Law, only Catholics had the freedom to practice their religion ope...

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120. Sagar Shiv Mandir

Sagar Shiv Mandir

30 kms
from city center

Being a dominant Hindu country, Mauritius is home to many temples spread out in every nook and corner of the island. Sagar Shiv Mandir sits on a small islet close to the mainland, connected via a land bridge. The islet is known as Goyave de Chine, and it can be found in the eastern part of Mauritius...

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121. Grand Baie Bazaar

Grand Baie Bazaar

38 kms
from city center

There isn't denying the fact that Mauritius is considered as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. While there are numerous places to explore on the island, you should also know that the shopping experiences in Mauritius can be delightful if you know where to shop.

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122. Ile du Phare

Ile du Phare

9,404 kms
from city center

For those who think Mauritius is just one big island with an abundance of beaches and lagoons, you might not be entirely correct. In fact, you would be surprised to learn about the numerous nearby islets close to the mainland of the paradise island. The one we are talking about here is the Ile du Ph...

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123. Lavilleon Natural Forest

Lavilleon Natural Forest

22 kms
from city center

Among the vibrant choices of tourist destinations in Mauritius, Chamarel – the land of seven colours - houses a relatively new attraction, the Lavilleon Natural Forest. Recently opened to the public, this natural forest is a haven of biodiversity. What once used to be a beautiful hunting estate has ...

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124. Jummah Masjid

Jummah Masjid

21 kms
from city center

Mosques or Masjids hold a significant position in the lives of Muslims. It represents the centre of their religious, cultural and social life. The mosque is not the only abode of prayer where Muslims gather to worship but also a place where they meet their fellow Muslims. They learn more about Islam...

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125. Maheswarnath Mandir - Temple de Triolet

Maheswarnath Mandir - Temple de Triolet

30 kms
from city center

The Hindu dominant paradise island of Mauritius is blessed with numerous temples all over its landscape. As the unity among all religions is what binds the Mauritians together, the holy sites play an important role both as praying grounds and as a place to find tranquillity.

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126. Paragliding in Mauritius

Paragliding in Mauritius

Ever wondered how the aerial view of the tropical island Mauritius will look like? The answer is - picturesque. The turquoise blue water, magnificent beaches with white sand, water villas and the rich flora are some of the good things about the island that contribute to its enchanting beauty. Maurit...

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127. Notre Dame des Agnes

Notre Dame des Agnes

14,558 kms
from city center

Mahebourg is a small city on the picturesque island of Mauritius. Located in the southern side of the island, it has a great line up of popular tourist attractions because of its rich culture and history. Among the notable tourist destinations in Mahebourg, Notre Dame des Agnes is of historical and ...

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