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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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  • 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 »
  • We visited this temple as part of our tour planned on one of the days and all of us enjoyed the peaceful place.  more »
  • It is a very peaceful place, full of positive energy. I fully recommend the tourist to visit and it is free.  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!!
  • CALM ...