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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
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Good view

Good views. Cool for a quick thing to see and do when in the Capitol. Nice view and breeze. Can be hot on a sunny day kids were not overly interested but did enjoy the view.

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Darwin Australia
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Darwin Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good views. Cool for a quick thing to see and do when in the Capitol. Nice view and breeze. Can be hot on a sunny day kids were not overly interested but did enjoy the view.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Honestly nothing much to see up there. Even the information sign pole says they couldnt find out why the fort was built. But thats the highest point of port louis so you can get a panoramic view. Remind us a lot of jaipur but less pretty Good if you have a car and have nothing else in itinerary and just... More 

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Nagpur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its average,small fort with strong built.Abeutiful view of port louis city from top.But not a place to visit specially if time is not available to you.so,so..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For people not too much into history, this spot is not that awe-inspiring. The view from the fort is quite good with bird's eye view of Port Louis, Cauden Waterfront and the port. But not much history to the fort per se.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well architecture and structured. A whole city view is awesome from the fort. Nothing much more for tourist for attraction. Just 30-40 min visit is enough for the place.

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Essen, Germany
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23 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting Military facility with a gorgeous view over the land. From the Ocean to the mountain rigde to the city... stunnig!

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Luxembourg
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100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The official name of La Citadelle is Fort Adelaide. It was so called in the honour of King William IV’s wife, Mauritius being in his reign a British colony. It was one of the four forts built to provide security to the British army and in general to defend the island against enemy attacks, the other three having unfortunately fallen... More 

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Port Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the top of the hill u'll have a wonderful view of port-louis skyline. However, i wouldnt recommend tourists to venture alone and on foot. Take a cab if not driving.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located on hiltop in port louis from there you can view shoreline and part of city, nice view.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fort is named after Queen Adelaide and was built between 1834 and 1840. It is 240 feet above sea level and this Moorish type fort was constructed to guard the harbour against enemy attacks. It is also the only one of the four forts built in Port Louis not to end up in as a ruin thanks to preservation... More 

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