Port Louis is the country’s economic, cultural, and political capital, as well as the country’s most populated city. The Municipal City Council of Port Louis is in charge of its administration. The population of Mauritius was 148,001 people according to the 2012 census performed by Statistics Mauritius.
The city’s architecture, arts, and festivals reflect the city’s rich and dynamic culture.
In Mauritius, Port-Louis is known for the cheap prices of clothing offered there. The items offered at Port-Louis, whether imported from China or India or produced locally, provide excellent value for money. The countless hawkers situated all throughout the city’s streets can quickly provide you with everything you want.
Delicious Creole curries, cuisines from all around Africa, Southeast Asia, and India, and an abundance of fresh seafood that has never been frozen or flown on an airline characterize Mauritian cuisine.
Numerous structures and monuments across the city illustrate the city’s rich and varied colonial heritage. Government House is one of numerous French colonial structures dating from the 18th century in the city center. The Jummah Mosque, the grand English Saint James Cathedral, the Indian Tamil Temple, the exquisite five-tier colonial Port Louis Theatre (Théâtre de Port-Louis), the Champ de Mars Racecourse, and the surrounding Chinese Pagoda are all notable traditional aspects.
Visit the Caudan Waterfront, a gathering spot for youths and young loves that includes a retail mall, a kiddyland, and a large foodcourt catering to a wide range of preferences.
If you want a taste of Mauritian life, visit the Port-Louis Market, which sells a wide range of unique foods, fruits, and other products. You will encounter Mauritians from all around the nation who have come to shop.