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Grand Port District Mauritius

Grand port is a calm district located in Mauritius. The capital of Grand Port district is Mahebourg. The airport of Mauritius is located in this district. Grand Port was the first port of Mauritius. The name Grand Port was given after the village named Old Grand Port where the dutch landed first. Grand Port is a beautiful district with spectacular mountains and forest valleys. The place is ideal for nature lovers. Grand Port is very quite district where most tourists come for hiking and trekking.


Mahebourg, the capital of Grand Port district offers plenty of tourist attractions to the tourists. The town has got a Historical Naval museum where one can find all the history and colonial past of the district. The museum also brings back the memories of great naval battles between France and Britain. For more interesting facts about the district one can also go to Dutch historical museum where you can get an opportunity to uncover many of dutch settlements.
Today Mahebourg is the busiest town of Grand Port district where all the local trade takes place. The town has changed a lot in the past few years as the city is getting popular among tourists.

Grand Port district has many hotels and resorts where the tourist can ensure a comfortable stay. The district speaks of its colonial past. Many structures in the district reflects the colonial past of the district. Another famous place in Grand Port District is Rose-Belle where one can visit the famous Roman Catholic Church designed beautifully to resist b cyclones.

Mauritius is always famous for its scenic beauty. Each town and district of Mauritius is unique in its own way. Grand Port district is really a wonderful place to visit where one can get plenty of options to spend the vacations. Make your holiday a memory by visiting Mauritius.

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