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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
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Nice view of Port-Louis

"Citadel", which is also known as Fort Adelaide is an historical place in Mauritius. You will need to ascend some 100 meters to go there. The path is very easy, just steep... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Triolet
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Citadel", which is also known as Fort Adelaide is an historical place in Mauritius. You will need to ascend some 100 meters to go there. The path is very easy, just steep walk. Inside the Fort, there are few boring shops and if you go up on the Fort, you can get an amazing view of Port-Louis, including the harbor,... More 

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Ludhiana, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not very impressive, but if you are on package tour they will surely take you to this by creating much hype, I will rate it as wastage of time as nothing much to explore apart from 5 canons placed to take pics along. Very narrow stairs which may attract stampede in any urgency.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perched on top of the hill Petite Montague,is the Citadel Fort. A pretty steep climb so unless you are fit, I suggest you hire a taxi to the top. Despite being built to protect the British it is built in a Moorish style. The fort has wonderful views of Caudan Waterfront and the vast Indian Ocean. The Fort is open... More 

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Terre Rouge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the Citadel Fort Adelaide, we can get a very beautiful view of the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For excellent views over Port Luis this is the place to visit. Very impressive structure but do be careful walikng around particularly tye narrow and steep steps.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get to know the history of the city as well as get a god view of Port Louis from the points here. It would be good to wear comfortable shoes so you can walk to the top and a suncap as it could get hot.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place to start the tour of Port Louis, as you get fantastic views of the Harbour with ships etc., and also from the other side the green vegetation of the hills with clouds hovering around on a non-sunny day. The access involves going up the hill and the attraction has a nice parking at the entrance... More 

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Thank 810sam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The forts history is interesting, and fairly easy to find. From the walls you can see all of Port Louis, and is a great spot to take in the city. I took plenty of photos from here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good historical building from where we can admire the entire Port Louis. Nice and beautiful place for photography.

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Thank Ashish J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We drove up using my google offline map . Parking is free too . We didn't pay any entry to go in and up to view the Fort Adelaide . There's a souvenir shop inside . It's windy and the view is amazing to see the city of port Louis . We spend about 30 mins here .

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