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Aapravasi Ghat

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All reviewsa unesco world heritage siteinterpretation centrehistoric placeimportant historyfishing portamazing museumless than an hourbritish colonyfree entrycaudan waterfrontpost officelocal marketnice placeimmigrantsworkerslaborplantation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in history, you can pay a visit to Aapravasi Ghat museum. This is the place where the first people from India came to work.

Thank Bengiyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aapravasi Ghat is a place of our ancestors. A.G shows how our grandmothers and fathers leaves, works, ways doing things, culture values and the way British colonial treat them. A.G is what we call a place of interesting for visitors; why ? Is a sea...More

Thank 2014Jan2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visite....our ancestors souvenirs....it is found in portlouis the capital.. you can go by foot from la gare du nord

Thank Sabi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Informative, well presented and even free - this site is a must when in Port Louis to learn about the history of Mauritius. Concise descriptions and some exhibits without the overly lengthy museum feeling - guided tours are also available if you want to know...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very informative and interesting museum All visitors should take a 2-3 hours out to visit and it is free entry. Gives background to modern day Mauritius but also about how men rest other men where the rich and powerful exploit the poor and dispossessed...More

Thank rognaik1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is an absolute must-see; a UNESCO World Heritage Site! It's a pity most tour companies don't bring more people here; this was a highlight for the history buff in me

Thank BooOinky
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Important place in Port Louis, a complex of buildings of the history connected with indentured labour staff coming from India, working on plantations. Historical and cultural context very interesting.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Not easy to find.Asked several people and they had no ideas.Finally arrived and it was very educational.The family learned about the history although you can access that on the internet.However if you want to know more you have to go to MGI institute,why not help...More

Thank maddiehughes5
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Just completed the visit to the Aapravasi Ghat and realise how difficult the life was for our fore fathers who were sent to a remote place without even the basic amenities.

Thank VinM_9
Reviewed 9 July 2018

ideal for people who love to know more about historical items and stories. Well preserved place demonstrating arrival of indian labourers.

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