Culture

The Mauritian Art de Vivre

A wealth of diversity

A melting pot of vibrant communities respecting the traditions, languages and religions of everyone and living in a friendly atmosphere.

Whether you’re an action sports enthusiast, a consummate foodie or passionate about history and culture, there are countless ways to spend your free time in Mauritius.

  • MUSIC

    The traditional music of Mauritius is part of the intangible heritage of humanity and has been nourished over time by various influences from across the world. Today, there are a number of quality events with an increasingly rich and diversified local music scene.

    Upcoming events in Mauritius available on:

    • Otayo.mu
    • Monticket.mu
    • Koze.mu

    The traditional music of Mauritius is part of the intangible heritage of humanity and has been nourished over time by various influences from across the world. Today, there are a number of quality events with an increasingly rich and diversified local music scene.

    MUSIC
  • PLACES OF WORSHIP

    The island is a point of convergence for various religious and cultural traditions that coexist in harmony under the Mauritian rainbow.

    Some suggestions:

    • Saint Louis Cathedral
    • Notre-Dame-Auxiliatrice’s chapel in Cap Malheureux
    • Jummah Mosque
    • Ganga Talao in Grand Bassin
    • Sockalingum Meenatchee Ammen Kovil
    • Kwan Tee Pagoda

    The island is a point of convergence for various religious and cultural traditions that coexist in harmony under the Mauritian rainbow.

    PLACES OF WORSHIP
  • HISTORIC LANDMARKS

    Settlement in Mauritius started four centuries ago and a number of places of memory now stand as a tribute to those who have contributed to building our nation.

    Some suggestions:

    • Aapravasi Ghat
    • Fort Adelaide (La Citadelle)
    • Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens
    • Morne Brabant Mountain
    • Château de Bel Ombre
    • Port Louis’ central market
    • Le Batelage in Souillac
    • Eureka, La Maison Créole (colonial house)

    Settlement in Mauritius started four centuries ago and a number of places of memory now stand as a tribute to those who have contributed to building our nation.

    HISTORIC LANDMARKS
  • MUSEUMS

    Mauritian Museums are great places for an immersion in the heritage, cultures and way of life of the island, and to learn more about the men and women who have contributed to forge its history.

    Some suggestions:

    • Blue Penny Museum
    • Natural History Museum of Mauritius
    • National Naval Museum in Mahebourg
    • Photography Museum
    • Mauritius Postal Museum
    • Sugar Museum

     

    Mauritian Museums are great places for an immersion in the heritage, cultures and way of life of the island, and to learn more about the men and women who have contributed to forge its history.

    MUSEUMS
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