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Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius. It is a port city on the Indian Ocean, and is the country's largest city. Port Louis is the economic and administrative capital of Mauritius. It was founded by the French in 1735. The majority of the population are descendants of laborers who came from India in the 19th century.

The town is dominated by the harbor, which is central to the country's international trade. Among the main products exported are clothing and textiles, but it also exports chemicals , plastics and pharmaceuticals.

Tourism is also an important industry, and an area along the waterfront is developed as shopping and entertainment center. Citadel located above the city is a major tourist attraction.

In Port Louis, there are many attractions to see, as Place d' Armes, the Statue of Bertrand - François Mahé de La Bourdonnais, City Hall, Theatre of Port Louis, Fort Adelaide and not least, Aapravasi Ghat, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

In Port Louis, please visit Caudan Waterfront as one of the top destinations in Mauritius when it comes to shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

Mauritius is a blend of cultures and religions. The population comes from three continents and has brought traditions and beliefs with them from ancestral lands. Religious festivals are celebrated in a spirit of peace and harmony throughout the year .

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