Port Louis is the capital city and main port of Mauritius. The noted French governor, Mahe de Labourdonnais, constructed the city in the year 1735. Today it is the largest city in Mauritius and the economic and administrative center of the island.
Other main tourist attractions in Port Louis include the Caudan Waterfront, the Central Market, the 18th Century Police Barracks and the Mauritian Chinatown. While strolling the city streets you will even come across the Anglican and Catholic cathedrals, the main city Mosque and the Natural History Museum, where you can get a glimpse of the cultural heritage of the island. Port Louis is definitely a must-see place to visit during your stay in Mauritius.