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Aapravasi Ghat

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Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
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All reviews a unesco world heritage site interpretation centre historic place important history fishing port amazing museum less than an hour british colony free entry caudan waterfront post office local market nice place immigrants workers labor plantation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We passed by this museum on our way to china town. It was definitely a highlight of our day in Port Louis. This is the type of history I’m interested in, abolition of slavery and the next paid workforce. Although it didn’t seem much different...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect from this World Heritage site, but we came out more knowledgeable having learnt about how the majority of people actually came to live on Mauritius. Very interesting insight for such a small site.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed September 6, 2018

If you are interested in history, you can pay a visit to Aapravasi Ghat museum. This is the place where the first people from India came to work.

Thank Bengiyle S
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Aapravasi Ghat is a place of our ancestors. A.G shows how our grandmothers and fathers leaves, works, ways doing things, culture values and the way British colonial treat them. A.G is what we call a place of interesting for visitors; why ? Is a sea...More

Thank 2014Jan2015
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visite....our ancestors souvenirs....it is found in portlouis the capital.. you can go by foot from la gare du nord

Thank Sabi M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Informative, well presented and even free - this site is a must when in Port Louis to learn about the history of Mauritius. Concise descriptions and some exhibits without the overly lengthy museum feeling - guided tours are also available if you want to know...More

Thank David F
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

A very informative and interesting museum All visitors should take a 2-3 hours out to visit and it is free entry. Gives background to modern day Mauritius but also about how men rest other men where the rich and powerful exploit the poor and dispossessed...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This place is an absolute must-see; a UNESCO World Heritage Site! It's a pity most tour companies don't bring more people here; this was a highlight for the history buff in me

Thank BooOinky
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Important place in Port Louis, a complex of buildings of the history connected with indentured labour staff coming from India, working on plantations. Historical and cultural context very interesting.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Not easy to find.Asked several people and they had no ideas.Finally arrived and it was very educational.The family learned about the history although you can access that on the internet.However if you want to know more you have to go to MGI institute,why not help...More

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