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Port Louis in Mauritius

The capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis is also the country's principle port. The Port Louis in Mauritius in situates in the Port Louis District. In the year 1735 this entire port was constructed by the French. It catered aids to the French ships that traveled around Cape of Good Hope. Count Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais was the first governor of this place. Port Louis in Mauritius is encompassed by localities like Valle Pitot, Chinatown, Tranqebard, Ward IV and Plaine Verte. This place has been one of the major attractions of the country and has been attracting consistent amount of tourists every year.

Numerous historical and colonial buildings of the French style are housed in this place. The La Citadelle or Fort Adelaide, constructed in 1835, is one among the important architectural works. The mountainous landscape around the Port Louis in Mauritius bestows a mesmerizing charm to the entire location. The name of the mountain range is Port Louis Moka Range. The second oldest race coarse situated in the Indian Ocean, Champ de Mars is situated in this area.
Other major tourist attractions of Port Louis are Port Louis Theatre, Port Louis Bazaar, Caudan Waterfront and Mauritian Chinatown. To have a panoramic view of the entire location, one can easily climb the Signaux Mountain. Tourists often visit the three museums, Blue Penny Museum, Mauritius Natural History Museum and Mauritius Stamp Museum, located in this area.

Apart from being a tourist attraction, the Port Louis in Mauritius is also known for the noted Mauritius Institute. The main entrance to this beautiful city, Place d'Armes is located right at the center of the city. Due to the prevalence of abundant tourist attractions at Port Louis in Mauritius, other business and financial buildings, traffic congestion is the major problem of this place.


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