Pere Laval's ShrineCurrently Open [Closes at 04:45 pm]
- Address: Le Cornu, Port Louis, Mauritius
- Timings: 08:30 am - 04:45 pm Details
- Phone: 230-2422129
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids
Pere Laval's Shrine - Review
After French missionary Pere Laval arrived in Mauritius in 1841, he fought long and hard for the plight of the poor and sick. For the brief time that he was in Port Louis, Pere Laval became quite a respected figure all over the country. When he died in 1846, he was buried in the graveyard of the old church. In 1979, the grave was beautified and today people from all religions come and pay their respects to his shrine. Attributed with miraculous powers, the tombstone of the late missionary has been rubbed smooth as many pilgrims come and rub their hands across it. In the same premises, there’s a small museum with Pere Laval’s robes and a few other personal belongings.
Pere Laval's Shrine Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Pere Laval's Shrine by Public Transport
- Cité La Cure Bus Terminal
- Terre Rouge (Bus Stop)
Restaurants Near Pere Laval's Shrine
- Lambic Restaurant and Bar
- Tandoori Express Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Pere Laval's Shrine
95% of people who visit Port Louis include Pere Laval's Shrine in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
48.77% of people start their Pere Laval's Shrine visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Pere Laval's Shrine
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pere Laval's Shrine