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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
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Somewhat of Historical Importance

But what probably will lure you is the Gem Stone museum within, which will probably steal your attention. It has a clear view of the city & coast, with Old city's attractions at... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

But what probably will lure you is the Gem Stone museum within, which will probably steal your attention. It has a clear view of the city & coast, with Old city's attractions at your bay!

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Durgapur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Citadel or Fort Adelaide is located at Port Louis and was built in 19th Century by the then British rulers. Advice to Indians: Do not expect similarities with the forts you have seen in India. It is just a small fortress and has never experienced any battle. Nothing much to see inside except a few canons on the rooftop. Port... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We expected it to be crowded but got there at 14:30 to find we were the only people there, after half an hour or so a few more people had turned up but it was still very quiet, possibly coincidence but that may be the window between tour groups. It's a very impressive building huge walls and cannons, but it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Not a bad view out over most of the city, but the views toward the sea are blocked by several buildings. We went late morning and it was extremely crowded, so much so that we just wanted to leave. Even our taxi driver had a hard time finding a place to park. This is a very popular destination but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We often go there at night time to enjoy a quiet moment whilst enjoying the great view of port louis. It's beyond word to describe...one must experience it...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We make a point of walking up to the Fort and were not disappointed by the views. Definitely worth the climb, though it would have been nice to know what the place was about... not a single explanation sign / plaque and when we arrived, the two shops on site were closing and the staff hurrying away.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

On climbing up the stairs of the Fort Adelaide, you experience the view of Port Louis which has the commercial/business centre on one side and the residential are on the other side. In the center is the only harbour.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Interesting place to visit. You can have an overview from Port Louis and from the mountains. You can learn and understand more about the islands history.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is an old fort built by British on a small hill. More than the fort, its the fascinating view of Port Louis city which makes this place worth going

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

our taxi driver suggested we stop here on the way back from a tour, it's worth 30 minutes of your time. The views over port Louis are amazing, it's worth walking round and interesting looking at the jewellery and tourist trinkets.

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Address: Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Port Louis District  >  Port Louis

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