Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius as well as the commercial center of the country. Port Louis is a port on the Indian Ocean and is located in the district of Port Louis.
The latitudinal coordinates of Port Louis are 20° 10’S while its longitudinal coordinates are 57° 31’E. The coverage area of Port Louis is nearly 6.3 square kilometers. The fastest way for the overseas tourists to reach Port Louis is to catch flights to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. This airport is near the main city of Port Louis and the tourists can take buses or taxis to make an entry in the heart of the city.
The major tourist attractions of Port Louis in Mauritius include many colonial and historical buildings that are preserved with care by the city authorities. These mainly consist of the fortification called Fort Adelaide or the La Citadelle which was constructed by the Britishers in the year 1835. The tourists can reach the summit of this building and enjoy the view of the entire city.
The mountain range surrounding the capital of Mauritius is known as Moka Range. It offers the most exotic sight of the picturesque beauty of the hills. The mountains of Pieter Both and Le Pouce stand tall at an altitude of 800 meters.
The sports enthusiasts find enough resources for enjoyment in Port Loius. The facilities of water sports are available in the beaches of Port Louis.
Few of the Port Louis exotic beaches include Le Marine, Tamarin Bay. The horse riding show can be enjoyed within the magnificent surrounding of Champs de Mars.
Other tourist attractions at Port Louis at Mauritius include the Mauritius Institute, the Port Louis Waterfront, Museum of the Company of Indies, Les Caesernes, Caudan Waterfront, Mauritian Chinatown, Port Louis Bazaar, Mauritius Stamp Museum, the State Bank Tower.
Authentic Mauritian food can be relished in the restaurants of the city. Delectable range of sea food can be tasted and savored in these restaurants. Few of the renowned restaurants of Port Louis include L’ Imprevu, Segafredo Zanetti Espresso, La Flore Mauricienne.