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Citadel, Port Louis

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Historic Site
Do some upscale shopping and admire the views at Citadel, a former military base set in an impressive location. Built during 1834 and 1840 when the land was under British colonial rule, the fort sits atop a hill, well positioned to spot incoming attackers and fires in the city below. Now offering extensive views of the port town and coastline, the citadel has been refurbished to provide a range of boutique stores within its iconic blackened brick walls. If shopping in historical monuments isn't your thing, history buffs will enjoy the canons, positioned authentically, and the neatly restored walls. Before you head to Port Louis, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Port Louis travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Port Louis has to offer, including Citadel.
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  • I was pleasantly surprised that for a low hill top location you actually gets s good 360 degree panoramic view of Port Louis. The fort isn't much of a show but the view is what every city or town woul...  more »
  • Perched on top of the hill Petite Montague, the Citadel Fort is located at a height of 100 metres. Also known as the Adelaide Fort (named after the wife of William II, when the British held land in Po...  more »
  • Included in our package,you can easily see the whole City and mountains,incredible views,not a must,but worth a visit,lots of history.  more »
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  • A good place for a good food
  • Nice food