Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius is one of the favorite destinations among the travel geeks. The distinct culture, tradition food scenes, lifestyle of the city is what makes it the most loved place among many travel destinations. On your next trip to Mauritius, don’t forget to include these 5 best things to do in Port Louis. Take a look:-
- Place D’Armes
La Place D’Armes can be called as the very heart of the city and is the best historical landmark of Port Louis. It has a statue surrounded by palm trees and thus, serves as a major attraction for tourists. The best thing is you can visit this place without spending a single penny. Yes, there is no entry fee for this historical place!
Located in: Port Louis, Mauritius
When to visit: All day
- Aapravasi Ghat
Aapravasi Ghat is basically a complex building structure where for the very first time Indian labour workforce was received. Since the UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site in Mauritius, the Aapravasi Ghat trust fund is restoring the building as it adds to the Port Louis tourism.
Located in: Ex-DWC Building, 1 Quay St, Port Louis, Mauritius
When to visit: Mon – Fri: 9 AM to 4 PM, Saturday: 9 AM to 12 PM
- The Blue Penny Museum
When you are on a trip to Port Louis, visiting The Blue Penny Museum is a must! Here, you will get to see diverse art and architecture and you can also discover the rich culture of Mauritius. The blue two-penny and the red one penny stamps are the main attraction of this museum.
Located in: Caudan Waterfront, Block A, Port Louis, Mauritius
When to visit: Mon – Sat: 10 AM to 4:30 PM
- Le Caudan Waterfront Casino
Spend some time in the Le Caudan Waterfront Casino, a theme based Casino for unlimited fun! It has electronic roulette, reel machines, poker along with historical setting and double bars too.
Located in: Marina Quay, Caudan, Port Louis, Mauritius
When to visit: 10 AM to 2 AM, 8 PM to 4 AM
- Live music at Keg & Marlin
Head towards the glorious Keg & Marlin at night during weekends and enjoy your heart out with some live music. You can also enjoy the Mauritian folk dance performance here. Chill out with a cold beer in your hand enjoying the lively ambiance.
Located in: Le Caudan Water Front, 11306, Port Louis, Mauritius
When to visit: Every Saturday and Sunday