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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's ok, nice view. You can see the horse races from there. It's good for taking photos of the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tinamY3210FY
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Citadel is a fortress well utilised in the history of Mauritius. Great view from the top. A visit is highly recommended to see much of the city of Port Louis

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PariZaad
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Building commenced in the reign of William IV and finished in the reign of Victoria and I would suspect uniquely you can see his royal seal on the inside of the main gate and hers on the outside. History aside there are spectacular views over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Really great views from this part of the city. Great views on all four sides looking down the island, over the city fantastic spot and the history of course

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GrahamP113
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a tour guide and the citadel Fort Adelaide is a perfect historical example of how the brits behaved in history to manifest their colonial interests. Very well maintained and kept and from above one of the best over views on the capitol city...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 802karlheinzh
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It's worth to get a little tired and climb up with the Citadel because of the perfect view of the city and the port down below.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank artsta
Reviewed October 17, 2018

You must see this palace, Nice Forte and Good View only site seeing in North Mauritius Trip. All other are shoping

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

Apart from great views of the city, there isn't very much to see here. We visited on a weekday and there were quite a few visitors.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This fort is made of local volcanic rock and is an incredible citadel. The views from here are fabulous of the sea, race course, mountains and city. Great history as it was never needed for protection as Pt Louis was never attacked. Canons on top...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 542Jane_R
Reviewed August 29, 2018

During my visit (August 2018), restoration work was being carried out.The Citadel fort was built overseeing Port Louis for protecting the city, but was never used as has never been attacked! The fort was later used as administrative offices as well as jail for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DevKSha
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Response from Vimla R | Reviewed this property |
No toilets uphill. It is an open space without any restricted timing.
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No fee is it free
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