Mauritius National Botanical Garden
The Mauritius National Botanical Garden is one of the most interesting and enriching places to visit in Port Louis. Spread over a sprawling lush green landscape, this magnificent garden houses 85 varieties of palms from Central America and from the adjacent islands of Indian Ocean. It is also home to 650 variations of flowers plants and medicinal plants. You can also see the unique Baobabs trees, the Palmier Bouteille and the signature flower of the garden- the Giant Water Lilies.Location: Pamplemousses, MauritiusTiming: Monday to Sunday (8:30 am – 5:30 pm)Price: INR 702 per person
The Blue Penny Museum
The Blue Penny Museum is a must inclusion in your list of Port Louis Sightseeing spots. This museum was inaugurated in 2001 and it is one of the most historically significant museums exhibiting the cultural diversity of the island. It exhibits the three main colonial rules in the history of Mauritius via incredible layouts, as well as the rare, red-coloured one penny and the blue-coloured two-penny ’Post Office Stamps’, which was issued in 1847. The stamps are lit up at regular intervals to make sure the colours do not fade away.Location: Dans Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, MauritiusTiming: Monday to Saturday (10:00 am – 4:30 pm)Price: INR 245 per person
Citadel fort is also popularly known as Adelaide Fort which was named after the wife of William II. The port was named when British held land in captivity in Port Louis. Highlight: You will also get a chance to have stunning and breath-taking views of the entire city of Port Louis. The Citadel fort has been constructed in Moorish style. Rectangular blocks have been used to construct the Citadel fort. All the arches are horshoe shaped.Prices: The entrance fee is Rs. 50.
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