Places To Visit In Mauritius

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Sub-Region: Indian Ocean, East of Africa

Here are the top 133 tourist attractions to see in Mauritius:

127. Statue of Paul and Virginie

13 km
from city center
127 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

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 Chinese bamboo trees on the background. It is made out of bronze, designed by the Hungarian artist Suzanna Szemok. The statue was unveiled in December 2005 in the courtyard of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

128. Maa Durga Murti

13 km
from city center
128 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

The enormous statue of Durga Mata can be found on the banks of Grand Bassin or Ganga Talao, which is a crater-lake situated in the Savanne district of Mauritius. With a population of 670,000 Hindus in the Island nation, there are some Hindu temples spread out all over Mauritius. Navratri is an auspicious occasion that is grandly celebrated by the Hindus on the island. The 2017 Navratri celebrations were even more special as Mauritius made all the Hindus in the country and around the globe very proud by building the tallest Durga Mata statue in the world!

129. Trou d'Eau Douce

4,512 km
from city center
129 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

Trou d’ Eau Douce – the tourist hub of eastern Mauritius. With several beaches lined up, it has a breathtaking scenic beauty. And the best part is that Ile Aux Cerf, the most sought after beach of Mauritius is at a stone’s throw from here. Trou d'Eau Douce has a long history attached to it with settlers setting their camp here as early as the 17th century. Today, there are small cafes, food and juice stalls. You can easily spend a day here on the beaches for leisure at a reasonable price.

130. Triolet

32 km
from city center
130 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

Triolet is a village located in the Northern part of the island country Mauritius. Situated in the Pamplemousses district, Triolet has quite a few exciting and significant historical places to visit. The best part of visiting this place is to experience a helicopter sightseeing opportunity. Besides these, Triolet also has spas and wellness centres, which reflects the perfect amalgamation of traditional and holistic methods of healing therapies.

131. Domaine De L'Etoile

9,580 km
from city center
131 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

Previously a private hunting domain, the Domaine de L’Etoile in Mauritius is now a famous tourist attraction that extends over 1200 hectares and has become a significant hub for adventure and leisure activities, as well as for ecotourism. The natural private reserve was recently opened to the public, but despite the large footfall that the area witnesses, it continues to be one of the most preserved regions of Mauritius.

132. Port Louis

22 km
from city center
132 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius, is one of the most popular destinations to visit in the country. It is a melting pot of glitz and glamour harmonising beautifully with traditions and customs from its 300-year-old past. Port Louis is fascinating in terms of its mix in culture, tradition and history.

133. Rodrigues Island

617 km
from city center
133 out of 133
places to visit in Mauritius

Located around 650 kilometres off the east coast of Mauritius, right in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Rodrigues is a tiny exotic island surrounded by the ocean on all sides. With lush green slopes everywhere, the island is inexplicably beautiful and secluded. The island is a volcanic outcrop located a sizeable distance away from the mainland and is surrounded by a shimmering turquoise lagoon that abounds in more marine life than you can find on the entire mainland.

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