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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
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Great views

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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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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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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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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