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Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius, is the cultural, economical, and political center and the most populated city of the country. This cultural hub is full of numerous historical and cultural treasures which should not be missed. The historical center of the city, La Place D’Armes, is the main square and connects the Government House to the seafront. At its entrance, is the Statue of Mahe de la Bourdonnais, the founding fathers of Mauritius. One of the oldest buildings in the city, The Government House is the official address of the Parliament of Mauritius. There are numerous other places which delight every visitor such as Natural History Museum, Aapravasi Ghat, Blue Penny Museum, Marie Reine de la Paix, Central Market, and more.Central Market
The Central Market is a great place to explore the culture, local products, textiles, spices, fruits, vegetables, and souvenirs at extremely economical prices. Here, one may see sellers boasting about the quality of their products, merits of herbal tea or other medicinal plants, or freshness of their fruits and vegetables. The market is a great place to buy souvenirs such as sculptures made from wood, masks, colorful baskets, jewelry, scale model boats, and more. Do not miss to try various local delicacies such as pastries stuffed with vegetables, gateaux piments (chilli cakes), dholl puris (pancakes accompanied by curry sauce), boulettes, halim, and the chicken tikkas. All these snacks are a blend of different cultures of Mauritius.Fort Adelaide (La Citadelle)
Fort Adelaide, situated on the hill overlooks the city of Port Louis and its harbor. The construction of the fort is said to have completed around 10 years later since its beginning in 1832. From the fort, one can capture mesmerizing views of the city of Port Louis, its harbor, and the mountains surrounding the region.Blue Penny Museum
Located in the famous mall of Port Louis, Le Caudan Waterfront, the Blue Penny Museum plays a significant role in the culture of Mauritius. The museum received its name from extremely rare 2 pence Blue Stamp. On one of these two "Post Office" was engraved by Joseph Osmond Barnard in the year 1847 for the Mauritian Posts. At the museum, visitors can learn about French, Dutch, and British colonial eras. The expansive collection here reveals about the history and heritage of the entire island and comprise of ancient marine maps, sculptures, old stamps, paintings, engravings, and more. For the ease of visitors audio guides are available in English, French, German, Italian, and Creole.