Located on the Northwest Coast of Mauritius, Port Louis is the administrative and business capital of the island.
Buzzing with activity during the day, the city is full of cultural and historical treasures that should not be missed. Beyond the central market, which is a focal point for those who want to feel close to the soul of Mauritius, are many historic sites including the Champ de Mars - the oldest race course in the southern hemisphere.
- Champ de Mars - the oldest race course in the southern hemisphere
- La Place D’Armes
- Fort Adelaide
- Aapravasi Ghat
- Natural History Museum
- The Blue Penny Museum
- Plaine Verte
- Statue of Mahe de la Bourdonnais
- The Government House
- Port Louis Theatre
- Jardin de la Compagnie
- Caudian Waterfront
Port Louis was founded in 1735 by the French governor and pioneer Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais