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Aapravasi Ghat

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Address: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This well curated and nicely laid out exhibit provides important insights into the history of Mauritius. The exhibition is well laid out, informative and managed by a group of professional staff who are very helpful. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Aapravasi Ghat is one of the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mauritius. It is an excellent place to learn about the history of Mauritius especially the one that focuses on the history of indentured labour. Very well maintained!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is one of 2 things to do, the other being the Slave monument in Le Morne. Good introduction to not only the history of Mauritius but also other commonwealth countries with indentured labour.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I always go to at least one museum in my trips and I am glad I chose Aapravasi Ghat for Mauritius. The history of indentured labourers is vital to Mauritian identity and I was glad to know more about it. Being from Bihar, I could actually empathise with these poor sugarcane farmers who were India's first immigrants. The place is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Nice, well maintained and informative museum. Provides a good understanding of an important phase in Mauritius' history. You can spend quite some time here if you start looking at the many artefacts the museum has. One, a captain's log, gives you an understanding of the horrible conditions the immigrant faced during their trip to Mauritius.

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