Port Louis
in Port Louis District, Mauritius

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.162 and 57.499 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 9' 42" and E 57° 29' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - MUR
Spoken languages:
English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:42 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:24 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
27.853 and -115.170 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Isla Natividad
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Port Louis

Port Louis in Port Louis District with it's 155,226 citizens is a place in Mauritius. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Port Louis is now 07:42 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 3 airports near Port Louis. The closest airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Mauritius is Aapravasi Ghat in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pamplemousses, Quartier Militaire, Riviere du Rempart, Tamarin and Centre de Flacq. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 15th of December 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 16th of December 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Mauritius The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa

Address
4,9 mi
BALACLAVA
00000 Turtle Bay
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Maritim Resort & Spa

Address
5,1 mi
Balcava Baie des tortues Terre rouge
Balaclava
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


THE OBEROI MAURITIUS

Address
5,5 mi
Baie aux Tortues
0 Pointe aux Piments
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Angsana Balaclava Mauritius

Address
5,6 mi
Baie aux Tortues
Balaclava
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Caudan Waterfront
Port Louis
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Le Suffren Hotel & Marina

Address
0,2 mi
Le Caudan, PO Box 91
Port Louis
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Address Boutique Hotel

Address
3,9 mi
Le Goulet
Terre Rouge
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 06:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hennessy Park

Address
5,6 mi
65, Cybercity
65 Ebene
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Harbour Side Lodge

Address
0,5 mi
Royal Road 83
Baie du Tombeau
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 21:00 - Checkin: 06:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 21:00


Villa Anakao

Address
3,3 mi
154 Royal Road
Port Louis
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Port Louis 30 Decembre 2013

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 49:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Peter KIPKA

Port-Louis 30 Decembre 2013 Marchands ambulants dans les rues et Gare Victoria.


Ballade @ Port-Louis & Caudan Waterfront

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 42:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gabriel Videos

Some nice video shot of Port-Louis & Caudan Waterfront, Mauritius Hope you will like it. Enjoy!


ships in Port Louis..

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 34:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Prit Guns

362 mts berthing at Container Terminal in Port Louis (biggest till now)


Ballade @ Port-Louis

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gabriel Videos

Some nice video shot of Port-Louis in Mauritius Hope you will like it. Enjoy!


New Year 2014 - Fireworks at Port Louis

Published: January 01, 2014
Length: 53:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: شاديل اشانالي

Fireworks at Port Louis, Mauritius. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Filmed by Shadil Eshanally. YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/ShadilEshanally...


Time Lapse w/ Nokia Lumia 620: Before Sunset - Port Louis - Mauritius #9

Published: November 26, 2013
Length: 00:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: شاديل اشانالي

Before Sunset Time Lapse ... This Time Lapse was shot on a Nokia Lumia 620 using the application "Pro Shot" at 3 seconds intervals between each one. Date of shooting : 23/11/13 I edited...


Time Lapse w/ Nokia Lumia 620: Sunset in Port Louis - Mauritius #12

Published: December 07, 2013
Length: 24:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: شاديل اشانالي

Sunset Time Lapse in Port Louis. Date : 07/12/2013 Amount of photos taken : 410 Time Interval : 5 Seconds Frame Rate : 24 fps Gears : Pro Shot, Ligthroom 4, LRtimelapse, After Effects...


Restaurant LE PATIO Caudan Waterfront Port Louis ( Ile Maurice )

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 12:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Romain Benhamou

Restaurant Méditerranéen, dans le centre commercial du Caudan Waterfront, bâtiment du Dias Pier. Restaurant avec air conditionné et Wifi (réservé aux clients). Venez prendre un petit...


Pocztówka z Port Louis

Published: February 03, 2010
Length: 52:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jacek Burzyński

Kilka obrazków ze stolicy Mauritiusa - Port Louis.


COMMENT TO TI CONTENT QUI TO RAB AGIR ENVERS TOI - alhudawannoor

Published: May 14, 2014
Length: 30:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: alhudawannoor

Comment to ti content qui to Rab agir envers toi. par frere Shafic Jumeen Masjid Bait-Ul-Ilm , Port Louis, Mauritius. 09.05.2014.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Stock Exchange of Mauritius

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is an organization responsible for the operation of Mauritius's primary stock exchange located at Port Louis. The SEM operates two markets: the Official Market and the Development & Enterprise Market (DEM). There are 40 companies listed on the Official Market representing a Market Capitalization of nearly US$5.3 billion, the DEM presently has 48 companies listed with a market capitalisation of nearly US$1.5 billion as at 31 July 2012.

Located at -20.165, 57.5056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Stock exchanges in Africa, Companies of Mauritius, Companies established in 1989, Economy of Mauritius

Jummah Masjid (Mauritius)

The Jummah Masjid is a mosque in Port Louis, Mauritius dating from the 1850s, with substantial additions built through the 1890s. It is located on the Royal Road, and is described by the Ministry of Tourism's guide as one of the most beautiful religious building in the country. The Jummah Masjid is known to broadcast live the Jummah Prayers every Friday and taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan. Eid Prayers are also broadcast live.

Located at -20.1599, 57.5049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1895, 19th-century mosques, Mosques in Mauritius

Royal College Port-Louis (Mauritius)

The Royal College of Port Louis is a state owned boys high school located at Cassis, Mauritius. It is commonly referred to as RCPL. The first stone of the school's building at Cassis was laid by Princess Margaret during her first visit to Mauritius in 1956. RCPL is considered to be one of the most prestigious secondary institutions of the island. It admits only those having achieved the highest levels at the end of their Primary Education.

Located at -20.1644, 57.4857 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Mauritius, Boys' schools in Mauritius, Educational institutions established in 1914

Aapravasi Ghat

The Immigration Depot is a building complex located in Port Louis, on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, which was the first British colony to receive indentured, or contracted, labor workforce from India. From 1849 to 1923, half a million Indian indentured labourers passed through the Immigration Depot, to be eventually transported to plantations throughout the British Empire.

Located at -20.1586, 57.5031 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Mauritius, History of Mauritius, Buildings and structures in Mauritius, Government buildings completed in 1849, Human migration, Indian diaspora in Mauritius

State Bank Tower

The State Bank Tower is a high-rise building in the capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis. The 16-storey tower contrary to popular belief, is not the tallest building in Port Louis. It is the fourth tallest building and only steel frame skeleton high-rise on the island. It was designed by Campbell Reith Hill. In February 1994, it was damaged by cyclone Hollanda which hit Mauritius with windspeeds of over 200 km/h when the building's construction tower crane smashed and tore on the high-rise.

Located at -20.1619, 57.5014 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1995, Buildings and structures in Mauritius

Caudan Waterfront

Le Caudan Waterfront is a unique commercial concept in Mauritius, showing undeniable know-how and expertise in commercial activities and entertainment. On top of being a must for shopping, Le Caudan Waterfront is also a business centre, a melting pot for local artists and the favourite meeting place for gastronomes, tourists and locals looking for leisure and entertainment. Le Caudan Waterfront is definitely the most elegant and popular destination for Mauritians and tourists.

Located at -20.1615, 57.4984 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Port Louis District, Port Louis, Buildings and structures in Mauritius

Champ de Mars Racecourse

The Champ de Mars Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse race track in Port Louis, Mauritius. The Racecourse was inaugurated on 25 June 1812, by The Mauritius Turf Club (MTC) which was founded earlier in the same year by Colonel Edward A. Draper. The Mauritius Turf Club is the oldest horse-racing club in the Southern Hemisphere and the second oldest in the world.

Located at -20.1692, 57.5101 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Horse racing venues in Mauritius, Sport in Mauritius

Blue Penny Museum

The Blue Penny Museum is a stamp museum at Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. It opened in November 2001. The museum collection includes the 1847 Blue Penny and Red Penny stamps. The stamps were bought in 1993 for $2,000,000 by a consortium of Mauritian enterprises headed by The Mauritius Commercial Bank and brought back to Mauritius after almost 150 years. For conservation, the originals are illuminated only temporarily. Most of the time only copies are to be seen.

Located at -20.1611, 57.4972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 2001, Museums in Mauritius, Philatelic museums, Philately of Mauritius

James Burty David SSS

James Burty David SSS is a state owned boys high school located at Bell Village, Port-Louis, Mauritius. It is also known as "Bell Village SSS" the previous name of the school. The school has achieved higher grades during the past years thus ranking it as a "semi-star school". It is known as a prestigious college and the number of admission has increased during the past four years or so.

Located at -20.1747, 57.4838 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Mauritius, Boys' schools in Mauritius

Supreme Court of Mauritius

The Supreme Court of Mauritius (French: Cour suprême de Maurice) is the highest court of Mauritius and is the final court of appeals in the Mauritian justice system. The Supreme Court has a permanent seat in Port Louis.

Located at -20.1655, 57.5049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mauritian law, Judiciary of Mauritius, Government of Mauritius, Politics of Mauritius, National supreme courts, Buildings and structures in Mauritius

Municipal City Council of Port Louis

The Municipal City Council of Port Louis (French: Conseil Municipal de Port Louis) also known as Municipality is the local authority responsible for the administration of the city of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius. The actual Lord Mayor is Mahmad Aniff Kodabaccus and the Deputy Lord Mayor Marie Désiré Audie Paul Travailleur.

Located at -20.1644, 57.5041 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Port Louis, Local government in Mauritius

Districts of the same city

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2019

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2020

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2020

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2020

Port Louis Mauritius FOREX & Bitcoin Trading Workshop For Beginners - Dr JAV - Mauritius
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19 Oct
2020

Mauritius Maritime Week
Starting at: 04:00 am (04:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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