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Aapravasi Ghat

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Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

I love history and, this was a place that we almost missed while travelling through the town. It was just amazing to see the sheer place where slaves and workers were kept. This place is so small, you can almost miss it, I am glad...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2012

Sorry but could not appreciate this UNESCO heritage at all, even doe the story itself is sad and tragic...

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Reviewed February 22, 2012

A place which is linked with the cultural and histroical heritage ofthe country wher one can learn a little bit more about thehistory of the country. The old buildings will surely interses those who likes history

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Reviewed February 7, 2012

The Aaparavasi Ghat,shows where the indentured workers who mainly came from India after there was the abolition of slavery, came to work.It shows their way of living,how they cook and where they rest. It form part of the mauritian culture but is also known by...More

1  Thank Lieutier S
Reviewed June 25, 2011

i went to aapravasi ghat in june 2011.when i reached the gate (where the board calling it a UNESCO world heritage site is put up ) , a man came and shut the door close . i wondered what was wrong so i asked that...More

2  Thank Puhup_Verma
Reviewed March 5, 2011

The site itself is undergoing refurbishment and is unimpressive to say the least. I would have been very disappointed if the guide didn't take us around to explain what those buildings actually meant (and even how they were built!). Listening to his story gave meaning...More

3  Thank 22kitty_kat
Reviewed October 30, 2009

Aapravasi Ghat is Hindi for immigration Depot. A building complex located on the Port Louis waterfront. It was the first British colony to receive indentured workers from India from 1849 to 1923. An estimated half a million Indian indentured labourers passed through the Immigration Depot...More

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