Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Port Louis is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Port Louis a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Port Louis.
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Bourbon St, Port Louis, Mauritius
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The St Louis Cathedral, built in 1814, is one of the oldest Churches in Mauritius. The church was promoted to Cathedral in 1847 and is popular for its Latin cross design, when view aerially. Today, the humble church is loved for its simple architecture and tranquil atmosphere and is the reason why many visitors still admire it.
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Royal Road, A1, Queen St, Port Louis, Mauritius
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Jummah Mosque is revered as the holiest mosque in all of Mauritius. Every Friday, the mosque broadcasts live prayers and the taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan. It’s also during these times that people, especially tourists are barred from entering the mosque for sightseeing purposes. Otherwise, any and everyone is welcome. The a...
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Intendance, Port Louis, Mauritius
Dubbed as the oldest building of the capital, the Government House was the residence of the first French governor of Mauritius, built under his supervision as well. The architecture of this building is typical of the French colonization era! One of the striking features of the premises is the statue of Queen Victoria with an air of un-amused indifference.
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Le Cornu, Port Louis, Mauritius
08:30 am - 04:45 pm
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 tod...
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87, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Street, Plaine Verte, Port Louis
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Memorial Centre for Culture is an important part of Mauritian history. Home to the first post-independence Prime Minister of the country, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR) is fondly referred to as the Father of Independence. To honour his memory, his colonial styled home has been transformed into a memorial centre. The m...
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St Denis St, Port Louis, Mauritius
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The city of Port Louis has many places of worship, each exquisite in their own style and poise. One such place is the St. James Cathedral- the oldest Anglican Church in Mauritius. Rife with history, this church has been open to the masses since 1850. Although it’s not a busy church compared to its counterparts, St. James is said to have a pea...