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Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin

Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976
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Humbling and peacful

We came here as part of a day trip around various sights of Mauritius. A serene place, which is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
Amazing experiences with wild macaques; impressive temple

This is an impressive temple set by a peaceful lake. There are helpful guides available to show you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here as part of a day trip around various sights of Mauritius. A serene place, which is humbling and peaceful. It was a honour to see local people at worship and to visit inside the temple. The statues are colourful and beautiful to...More

1  Thank Salbag07
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an impressive temple set by a peaceful lake. There are helpful guides available to show you around. A highlight for us was interacting with the dozens of macaque monkeys living around the temple grounds, who are very keen to accept bread/fruit/nuts. If you...More

Thank HKP2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being Hindu, this was definitely on my list of places to visit in Mauritius and I was not disappointed. Although an hours drive from the hotel, it was wonderful. There is a priest on-site who did a short prayer for my family and I. A...More

Thank Derusha83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We weren't sure we would have time to call here on our trip - so pleased we did - very impressive and clearly a very special place for Hindus. I feel privileged to have been able to be there. The statue of Shiva is amazing...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive when you getting closer to Ganga Talao is fantastic, hidden "City" out in nowhere. Once a year they have a festival with 600.000 visitors. Monkeys jumping around and a lot monumental for Hinduism.

Thank Trym A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road approaching it is full of monkeys, and cars slowdown to allow them to pass freely. Then you see the huge statue of Shiva. Walked around whilst our guide informed us of each statue. My daughter had paint applied to her forehead. Even though...More

Thank franklynalouishus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A long road approaches the temple accompanied by two impressive statues The whole area is well laid out and maintained Beautiful scenery and buildings Very impressive A must see even if you're not hindu

1  Thank Taur033
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt like India when I visited this place, with lots of Indian tourists on their honeymoon. People were praying in front of different Gods with Puja thalis. Lord SHIVA statue is the ultimate thing to watch when you are going to Ganga Talao.

1  Thank Giri P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place, great Shiva monument. Good talao, Zillion of fishes in comparatively small pond, major Hindu deities temples. Good picnic place also.

1  Thank JustAni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place with Big statue of Lord Shiva and Ganga Talao too has many Hindu god and goddess. Serene and Peaceful.

1  Thank Namrata S
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1 April 2017|
Response from Dusoye | Reviewed this property |
Any amount you feel can be given as donation. You can also donate some fruits and inscent sticks also.
Jayanthi K
20 December 2016|
Response from Cdhi H | Reviewed this property |
within 500 USD .. I guess