Mauritius has a bit of everything, from nature to history and culture. Some aspects are unique in the world including endemic birds and plants, the oldest horse race track in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest Hindu pilgrimage outside India, “Maha Shivaratri”.
There are more historical sites such as the museum for the Blue Penny post stamp, the UNESCO World Heritage sites Le Morne and Aapravasi Ghat. Nature sites include Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve, Valley de Ferney and Black River Gorges National park. There are also cultural sites such as the Rault Biscuit Factory, the Jummah mosque and markets places in Port Louis. In other words, there many places of interest on the island of Mauritius!
On the less well-known sister island Rodrigues, visitors should consider visiting Port Mathurin, Ile aux Cocos and Caverne Patate.


The urban shopping centres of Mauritius, like those of Quatre Bornes, Rose Hill, and Curepipe are now complemented by large shopping malls that have grown in number over the past few years. Many of these shopping malls offer a leisure experience beyond shopping, with cinemas and food courts often on site.

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