Aapravasi Ghat, Port Louis

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Aapravasi Ghat, Port Louis - Address, Phone Number

Address: Ex-DWC Building, 1 Quay St, Port Louis, Mauritius

Phone: +230-2173158

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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During the colonial era, the British used to ferry ships and ships of indentured laborers from India, to Mauritius, under their indentured servant scheme. The Aapravasi Ghat is a bunch of buildings on the sea front that served as the immigration department for indentured laborers. During the years the indentured servant scheme was in play, over half a million labor force was shipped to the shores of Mauritius. There is no tourism value as such to these buildings, but it is a landmark in history; you could just stroll around in the area and have a look at some of the original stone buildings.

How To reach Aapravasi Ghat by Public Transport

  • Immigration Square

Restaurants Near Aapravasi Ghat

  • La Rose des Vents (fine dining option available)
  • Kimchi House (Korean cuisine)
  • Tandoori Express (Indian cuisine)

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