Mahébourg attractions

Top Choice Museum in Mahébourg

National History Museum

This museum contains some fascinating artefacts, including early maps of the island and paintings of Mauritius' original fauna – including, of course, the dodo. There are also a few dodo bones in a glass case, along…
Top Choice Market in Mahébourg

Monday Market

Don't miss the central foire de Mahébourg, near the waterfront. The initial focus was silks and other textiles, but these days you'll find a busy produce section, tacky bric-a-brac and steaming food stalls. It's the…
Museum in Mahébourg

Rault Biscuit Factory

In 1870 the Rault family started producing manioc biscuits at its little biscuit factory on the northern outskirts of Mahébourg, and the factory has changed hardly a jot since. The crispy square cookies are made alm…
Church in Mahébourg

Notre Dame des Anges

The butter-coloured tower of Notre Dame des Anges church dominates the Mahébourg skyline. The original church was built in 1849, but it has been restored several times over the years, most recently in 1938. Take a q…
Mosque in Mahébourg


Mahébourg's main mosque is an important local landmark.