Here are the top 141 tourist attractions to see in Mauritius:

127. Lavilleon Natural Forest

22 km
from city center
127 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 now been transformed into one well-preserved nature conservation.

128. Domaine Des 7 Vallee

9,345 km
from city center
128 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 – the Domaine des 7 Vallee at Mare aux Vacoas.

129. Ronaq-Ul-Islam Sunnee Mosque

31 km
from city center
129 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 openly.

130. Ile du Phare

9,404 km
from city center
130 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 Phare, located in Mahebourg.

131. Carnegie Library

15,436 km
from city center
131 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

Located at the Centre of Curepipe, the Carnegie Library facilitates access to a vast range of books and periodicals. They aim to offer easy and equal access to all its existing facilities and services for education, research, culture, information or just for leisure purposes. With a neoclassical building, the library has been working in collaboration with the National Library of Mauritius, Central Culturel Africain, Institut de Maurice, National Archives of Mauritius and several other Municipality Boards to promote reading among the public.

132. International Slave Route Monument

3 km
from city center
132 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 prevailing monstrosity of slavery on the island. The International Slave Route Monument at the foot of Le Morne Brabant commemorates this former practice of slavery in Mauritius.

133. Vitamin Sea Ltd

20 km
from city center
133 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 created an underwater world so exotic and eye-catching that the country is now home to a large number of fishes, sea-urchins, shells, mollusks, and crustaceans. Mauritius has also saved these species from going on the verge of extinction.

134. Mon Vert Natural Walk

3 km
from city center
134 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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. This is where you will meet nature in its best, purest form. Mon Vert park or nature walk is situated only 3 kilometres from the urban city, making getting away from city life more accessible than ever.

135. Institut Cardinal Jean Margeot

9,627 km
from city center
135 out of 141
places to visit in Mauritius

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 is also a centre for the Mauritian Academic of Science and Technology. The white and blue painted House of Carne came into a new existence after its transformation into the Cardinal Jean Margeot Institute. However, before hosting the Mauritian Research Council for two weeks and later, the courses of the institute, the Maison Le Carne used to be a huge family home.

136. Statue of Paul and Virginie

13 km
from city center
136 out of 141
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.

137. Maa Durga Murti

13 km
from city center
137 out of 141
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!

138. Trou d'Eau Douce

4,512 km
from city center
138 out of 141
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.

139. Triolet

32 km
from city center
139 out of 141
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.

140. Domaine De L'Etoile

9,580 km
from city center
140 out of 141
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.

141. Rodrigues Island

617 km
from city center
141 out of 141
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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