Maheswarnath Temple, Triolet

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Founded in 1888, Maheswarnath Temple remains one of the oldest and largest Hindu shrines in Mauritius. According to local legend, a pot of gold and silver belonging to Indian pirates was buried on this site, providing the means for building the sacred structure. Painted white, the shrine features sculptures and floral designs made to provide a striking contrast to the white background. Walk inside the main temple to see representations of the presiding deity Lord Shiva, his wife, and sons. Plan to visit Maheswarnath Temple during your Triolet vacation using our convenient Triolet itinerary planner.
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  • August 4, 2017
    Temple appears quite colourful from the outside but it is in urgent need of maintenance and needs a good clean out. A place of worship should have a fresh feel to it. We entered the main temple and ex...  more »
  • May 23, 2017
    Very good environment, rich architecture and interesting a decouvrir.plaisir of the eyes but also as well personal and cultural enrichment.
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  • May 1, 2017
    Apart from 3 locals doing their worshipping we were the only people looking around. It is not as bling bling as some other temples, but it has a good atmosphere. The persons giving offers, gave is som...  more »
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  • Very holy and peaceful place.
  • Beautiful temple steeped in history. Calming and serene.
  • One of the sacred temple in Mauritius. Breathtaking place!!!
  • One of historical temple preserved till today!!
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