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Aapravasi Ghat

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Address: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: 2302410401
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Found this by accident and enjoyed learning about the local history, free to look around and it was very interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good and nice place. forms part of the history of mauritius. a good place to visit for locals and also tourists.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this by accident and enjoyed learning about the local history, free to look around and it was very interesting.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These ghats are the ones where Indian laboureres landed in early 1800s and were made to stay here in inhuman conditions till they were registered and employed in sugarcane fields.The history of the place and the recreation of the events by the guides is a hair raising experience. It reminds one of the hardships borne by the immigrants and the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Well worth taking time to visit this excellent..and free ...museum charting the history of indentured workers who came to Mauritius to work on the sugar plantations. Many locals can trace their family origins back to here and the place where all landed and were registered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

It has always been quite important for us to learn the local history when we travel. In Chinese culture we grew up hearing the terms "piggy for sale", which basically means indentured laboring, for which is a core part of mauritian history. The colonization history of the island country reflects why the mauritians are who they are today. They got... More 

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Essen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A must see. The place, where all the newly hired "contractors" from India touch for the first time the ground of Mauritius

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Arcachon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this new museum in Port Louis about The history of Mauritius Very modern With new technology We could explore The old Times when The first péople came from India to work in Mauritius instead of The black slavers in The sugar cane fields Very Interesting and modern museum to be seen !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The place has expanded since my last visit with an associated museum with some interactive displays. It is clear that money has been spent to tell the story of indentured labourers that were moved over to Mauritius. Our kids rather enjoyed the information conveyed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is the place where first Indian migrant workers landed. A historical place and must visit for Mauritius travelers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A must see for all serious Cultural Tourists in Mauritius. A World Listed Heritage site by UNESCO...

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