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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If you're visiting Port Louis, make sure you head up the hill of Petite Montagne for a free visit to the Citadel Port Adelaide for a treasure trove of pearls, history and spectacular views. The Citadel was built by the British government in 1836 and, as a national monument, it has been restored. Inside the high walls, you'll find a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The fort / former prison is a good point to view all of port Louis. There is nothing of interest on the site except the views. The city of port Louis is a working city and of little interest relative to all the other touristic things to do on Mauritius.

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Port Louis, Mauritius
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Situated at a height of 100 meters atop the hill of Petite Montagne is a fort called Citadel also known as Fort Adelaide. The fort is located at a prominent place that enables you to have a look at the harbor as well as the whole city of Port Louis. The building is made up of rough yet huge rectangular... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Well worth a visit. We visited this site s part of a trip we were on. The fort gives you a fantastic view of the port and the race track. Also you can see all the regions of the town, where all the different religions live together, identified by the colour of their houses. There is a beautiful jewellery shop... More 

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sirsa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Monument,almost on the hipptop,with panormic view.View of the word's 2nd oldest race course and port-louis harbour is really a treat to watch. Great place to click photos.

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

This fort was situated in the capital city of Port Louis. Its up the hill and was included in our package site seeing tour during the North Island tour. This fort was actually made by the British and is really good if you want to have an entire look on the whole city. It's a great place for taking pictures... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Worth a quick drive to experience a wonderful view over the city and the port. There is are souvenir shop to buy some .. but were expensive

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Amritsar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

You have to ride a hill to reach the Fort. after seeing and shopping at small souvenir shops on the ground floor, you must climb up the roof top and have a nice view of the town below on all the sides. The race course, the other sights in all directions. We enjoyed the City Sights from there.

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