Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Port Louis

Port Louis is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Port Louis one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Port Louis is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Port Louis or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Port Louis. Explore the historical monuments of Port Louis with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Port Louis guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Port Louis page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Port Louis with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Fort Adelaide

    #1 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    Fort Adelaide

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Sebastopol St, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Timings: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Built by the British in anticipation of an uprising from the few French settlers and to protect Port Louis from infiltrators coming in through the harbor, Fort Adelaide is built in a very strategic lo...Read more

  2. Aapravasi Ghat

    #2 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    Aapravasi Ghat

    Tags: Waterfront, Historical Site

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

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

    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...Read more

  3. St Louis Cathedral

    #3 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    St Louis Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Bourbon St, Port Louis, Mauritius

    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, th...Read more

  4. Government House

    #4 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    Government House

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Intendance, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 i...Read more

  5. Company Garden

    #5 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    Company Garden

    Tags: Garden, Walking Area, Monument

    Address: La Chaussee, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Company Garden had three entrance gates and is loved for the number of monuments in contains. The Raoul Rivet Monument, Remy Ollier Monument, the Adrien D’epinay monument, Leoville L’H...Read more

  6. S S R Memorial Centre For Culture

    #6 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    S S R Memorial Centre For Culture Image

    Tags: Art And Culture, Memorial

    Address: 87, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Street, Plaine Verte, Port Louis

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

    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) ...Read more

  7. St. James Cathedral

    #7 of 7 Historical Places in Port Louis
    St. James Cathedral Image
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    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: St Denis St, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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, t...Read more

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