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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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A Chinatown like STILL WATERS @ super calm !!

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
bharat1956
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Pune, India

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Pune, India
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
28 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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 

sirsa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 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

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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 

Jacksonville
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150 reviews 150 reviews
52 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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!!

Nairobi
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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.

Johannesburg, South Africa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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.

Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

And yes,a perfect example of 'old is gold'.There's not many shops over there, but I can't resist spending a pretty penny each time i go there. Even though the buildings r old, that place continues to tempt me,for it's one of the rare places we get to witness Chinese culture in a remarkable way in Mauritius. In short, my favourite... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Went there. Seen it. Smell it. It is not worth the effort. The town is over sold and underkept with little regard for tourists dollars. The local poor peoples suffering is seen everywhere. City fathers needs to wake up. Uggh.

Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Been to lots of better Chinatown all over the world - this one is not special. Some what lack lustre, not much shopping, limited food and certainly no colour - which is how Chinatowns stand out!, Typically found a quiet restaurant serving scrumptious food at fabulous cheap prices - just like any other Chinatown! Won't miss it if we didn't... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Small but nice to have a walk around. The buildings are a bit old and not very well kept. But nice atmosphere. You can find some nice restaurant, selling typical chinese food.

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