Located on the far side of the citadel, Plaine Verte is the Muslim quarter of the city and strongly contrasts the glass towers in...
St Louis Cathedral
More austere, but also busier than St James Cathedral, St Louis Cathedral dates from 1932 and is popular with the Chinese community.
Champ de Mars Racecourse
This racecourse was a military training ground until the Mauritius Turf Club was founded in 1812, making it the second-oldest racecourse...
The appealing Municipal Theatre has changed little since it was built in 1822, making it the oldest theatre in the Indian Ocean region....
You can't go wrong with any of the restaurants in Chinatown, but this one is a favourite for its commitment to high-quality dishes. The...
Fort Adelaide information
Fort Adelaide resembles a Moorish fortress. Built by the British, the fort sits high on the crown of a hill, offering splendid views over the city and its harbour. The old barracks have been restored and transformed into a row of intriguing boutiques – good for a few minutes of window-shopping. The quickest route up is via Suffren St. Allow around 10 minutes for the climb.