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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
Description: This bustling neighborhood is known for its small shops, family traders...
This bustling neighborhood is known for its small shops, family traders and oriental restaurants.
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Not that impressive

We weren't particularly impressed with China Town in Mauritius. If it weren't for the paifang (Chinese archway gate), it would have been hard to distinguish this part of town from... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Brunei Darussalam
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Don't waste time here. We wanted to dismiss this place after reading the reviews and local. Accidently drove past this area when we were searching for Fort Adelaide/Citadel. Shops were pretty old fashioned (as if backdated to 20 yrs ago in our country) and it's a very congested area. Local suggested us better to have our dinner back at Grand... More 

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at sea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We weren't particularly impressed with China Town in Mauritius. If it weren't for the paifang (Chinese archway gate), it would have been hard to distinguish this part of town from the rest. The people were friendly and there were Chinese food and shops, but it's nothing special.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It is situated in a really poor part of Port Louis. Not worth a visit, it has more of a poor african atmosphere rather than China Town.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A very vibrant and colourful place with lots of markets selling local produce. A must visit if you are in Port Louis

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you have seen the Chinatown in either Hong Kong, Singapore , New York or Toronto or most other places for that matter , this Chinatown is a super pale comparison. Forget the hyper buzz , the palpable noise levels , shops crammed with goods of all sorts that one sees elsewhere....this Chinatown s a watered down version . Very... More 

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sirsa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

No worries to which part of the world you belong to,there is food for every tongue though you have to wait as timings are fixed.Hope 24X7 service

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We enjoyed a couple of trips to Port Louis. Unlike some. if we are in a resort, this doesn't mean we are unwilling or incapable of venturing out, or seeing something that is a contrast to the excesses elsewhere. Chinatown and the markets of Port Louis are a little chaotic and bustle. Traffic fights for the inch of space on... More 

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It was interesting, but be careful - the footpath are not all that safe - but amazing to see the variety of shops and restaurants!!

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Nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Its just streets filled with cheap, cheap stuff and knock-off's in every shop window. It is not a huge area. I saw no good restaurants. It had no vibe to it. It was a short visit. I was unable to find a thing to buy or eat.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not memorable - nothing spectacular. I will definitely not say I'm going to Mauritius to visit China Town. I'm sure it appeals to some, but not to our family. Quality of goods - questionable.

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