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Discover La citadelle de Port Louis Mauritius

The Citadel of Mauritius, dating from the 16th century, stands on a hill overlooking the capital, Port Louis. It is also known as Fort Adelaide, in honour of the wife of King William IV. Built out of blocks of basalt, its structure was modified several times before taking on its current rectangular shape. Originally, it served as the officers' quarters. Its cannons made it possible to defend the island during many battles. Today, it is home to the India Company Museum and the National Maritime Museum. Visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the Mauritian capital from the top of its ramparts.

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    The Port-Louis Citadel

    This citadel is one of the spots popular with tourists in Port-Louis.

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    La citadelle de Port Louis
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    La citadelle de Port Louis
    © Dmitry Chulov
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    La citadelle de Port Louis
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  • La citadelle de Port Louis, Monuments, Mauritius
    La citadelle de Port Louis
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  • Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 17 May
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 17 May
    TUI
    £2856
    8days / 7nights
  • Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 04 Oct
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Riu Creole Hotel in LE MORNE (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (AI) departing from LGW on 04 Oct
    TUI
    £3056
    8days / 7nights
  • Holiday to Intercontinental Mauritius in BALACLAVA (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (HB) departing from LGW on 19 Apr
    - Mauritius
    Holiday to Intercontinental Mauritius in BALACLAVA (MAURITIUS) for 7 nights (HB) departing from LGW on 19 Apr
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    £3094
    8days / 7nights

Mauritius : Discover our cities

  • Port Louis, Mauritius,
    Port Louis
  • Mahebourg
    Mahebourg
  • Flic En Flac, Mauritius,
    Flic En Flac
  • Le Morne, Mauritius,
    Le Morne
  • Grand Baie, Mauritius,
    Grand Baie
  • Belle Mare
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