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Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin

Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976
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Pleasant - Sacred Place

Beautiful place with Big statue of Lord Shiva and Ganga Talao too has many Hindu god and goddess... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Namrata S
Ahmedabad, India
Hindu temple and statues of Gods & Godess

Once you reach here, you will find a very big statue of the almighty Lord Shiva (better to drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Soumik S
Bengaluru, India
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Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place with Big statue of Lord Shiva and Ganga Talao too has many Hindu god and goddess. Serene and Peaceful.

1  Thank Namrata S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you reach here, you will find a very big statue of the almighty Lord Shiva (better to drive rather then walking as it is little far from the temples) and then followed by many temples and statues of Hindu Gods and Goddess surrounded by...More

Thank Soumik S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the temple is beautiful - just on the lake. The big statues are a bit further up the road - it's possible to walk but driving is easier. There are millions of fish in the lake. The temple itself isn't particularly pretty,...More

Thank YomYomYom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautiful location ideally located in a picturesque spot. The place was wet when we reached the place . Had a pleasant outing.

Thank Venkatesh6660
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very peaceful and serene place. Feels like you walking on most sacred ground. no segregation of tourists. enjoy the spiritual surroundings. the Priest was truly welcoming and performed special spiritual blessing for our group. Beautiful lake and also the Hanuman statue in the Hanuman temple...More

Thank shirleyr704
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I do not agree that only followers of the Hindu faith will gain anything from visiting this site. Apart from the religious aspects, Ganga Taloa is awe inspiring. The site is the most holy site for Hindus of Mauritius and is a place of pilgrimage...More

Thank Seatroutfisher-1
Reviewed June 19, 2017

This a Hindu temple on a very grand scale and would be of great attraction to people of that faith. It is not, however, of any great interest to people of other faiths. Nevertheless it is attractively situated around a lake and monkeys gambol around...More

Thank 303gilesr
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Coming from a country with a completely different religion, Christianity, Eastern Orthodox, it was extremely interesting for us to see the most important Hindu place in Mauritius: a large lake with water and fish brought all the way from the Ganga in India, with the...More

Thank Krasimir K
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We did the South West Tour with Vick Tour Belle Mare. The Grand Bassan (known as Holy lake) was included in our itinerary. The weather wasn't good but we could take some photos. You can visit inside the temple.

Thank Mariana A
Reviewed June 9, 2017

upon your arrival, you are greeted by a massive 108ft tall mahadev idol which watches over you. further is a temple complex and then the grand basin. the waters are clear and the entire environment is serene and quiet. on the other side is the...More

Thank Jai B
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April 1, 2017|
Response from Dusoye | Reviewed this property |
Any amount you feel can be given as donation. You can also donate some fruits and inscent sticks also.
Jayanthi K
December 20, 2016|
Response from Cdhi H | Reviewed this property |
within 500 USD .. I guess