Government House is a beautiful French-colonial structure dating from 1738, although it was added to later. Outside it stands a...
Natural History Museum & Mauritius Institute
The major attraction at this small but proud museum is the famous (though somewhat grubby) reconstruction of a dodo. Scottish scientists...
Mahé de Labourdonnais Statue
At the quayside end of Place S Bissoondoyal, the best-loved statue in the city has become its emblem throughout Mauritius.
The appealing Municipal Theatre has changed little since it was built in 1822, making it the oldest theatre in the Indian Ocean region....
If the age-old rule that a good Chinese restaurant is full of Chinese diners applies, then First is a winner. Packed with large family...
Place d'Armes information
The city's most imposing boulevard, Place d'Armes is lined with royal palms and leads up to Government House , a beautiful French-colonial structure dating from 1738. Outside there's a typically solemn statue of Queen Victoria in full 'we are not amused' mode. The statue of Mahé de Labourdonnais at the quayside end of the avenue has become Port Louis' emblem throughout Mauritius.