Top historical places to visit in Mauritius

Amidst the beautiful beaches and natural wonders that Mauritius has to offer, we have come up with 3 not-to-be-missed historical places to visit.

Discover some of the historical places of Mauritius

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  • Aapravasi Ghat
  • Mauritius Glass Gallery
  • Eureka House

Amidst the beautiful beaches and natural wonders that Mauritius has to offer, our island has rich historical facts to share as well.

We have come up with three not-to-be-missed historical visits during your stay in Mauritius.

Historical Tour – Aapravasi Ghat

The Aapravasi Ghat is an exclusive UNESCO world heritage site is a historical symbol of 70% of our ancestors who came to Mauritius between the year of 1850 to 1923.

You can visit spots like ‘The Immigrant’s Kitchen’ and the ‘Sardar’s Quarters’ which is a tribute to indentured labourers.

Aapravasi Ghat Mauritius opening hours: Monday – Friday: 9 AM to 4 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 12 PM Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.

The Mauritius Glass Gallery

The ultimate goal of the Mauritius glass gallery is to protect the environment by recycling glass waste.

Founded in 1991, you will find unique pieces of art crafted locally and is 100% recycled glass. You will even have the chance to assist artistic workers and skilled glassblowers working their magic.

You can also have your name engraved in one of the glasses to take back as souvenirs.

Eureka House

The eureka house which was once a grand mansion in the year 1800 has now been transformed into an antique museum.

This majestic place hosts various antiques, furniture and has 109 doors along with servant quarters!

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