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Aapravasi Ghat

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All reviews world heritage site interpretation centre important history landing place fishing port amazing museum less than an hour ellis island historic place interesting insight love history per hour caudan waterfront free entry post office on display worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly it has been left to be run down. Staff not very interested at all. Worth stopping for a photo and that's all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 693davet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See an important part of Mauritian history in 20-30 minutes. Well worth a visit, nicely made for adults, teens, kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NicTravelsAround
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to be a Mauritian citizen or foreigner, this visit is a must for you. The museum has been designed and is maintained to Premium standards and the quality of the visit is definitely worth its fair share of time to be spent....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J. C. Jerome P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place tells tales of a time gone by. You get a little peek into the life of indentured slaves, and their trials and tribulations. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You must visit to learn about indentured labor. The site of the entry point for laborers, a scared place. The museum inside offers extensive information about the arrival of labor and mich more. Outside is where you want to be. Some of the original structure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

A great museum explaining in detail the history of the Indian indenture system in Mauritius and elsewhere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gillian D
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a very interesting world heritage site worth a visit. It is the place the first indentured labourers from India arrived in Mauritius.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HStreet
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This World Heritage Site Museum May be the best (only?) resaon to visit Port Louis. The museum explains how after the British abolished slavery they used indentured servants, largely from southern India, to staff the burgeoning sugar plantations. The museum tells the story in poignant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank wraopera
Reviewed October 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Ritesh, above, about the times. The museum is closed on Sundays and bank holidays. Allow at least an hour, as it takes time to read the captions to the exhibits and it's nice to have a few moments afterwards... More