travel42 Port Guide: Port Louis

Port Louis travel42 Port of Call Guide

The capital and largest city of Mauritius, Port Louis consists of charming and threadbare Victorian buildings. Plan a day of touring to see the bazaars, spice and vegetable market, and the Place d'Armes, a square surrounded by colonial French architecture. Other attractions include the rather chaotic and hot Central Market with its colorful display of fruits, vegetables, herbs and souvenirs.

Nearby is the very modern Caudan Waterfront with numerous boutiques and restaurants; the Penny Museum w...

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