harbour's view of the La Pointe, photo A.Lanoé
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The trade of the East India Company had a forthcoming influence in the evolution of Port Louis
from a fishermen small village into a city with architectural realizations in the military domain,
as well as in the building of the city.
We are left with an exceptional heritage which had to be protected

city of Port-Louis, design by G. Dieul

The architecture in three parts :

  • Civilian architecture
    Port-Louis visit allows to discover many witnesses of history and evolution of styles.
  • Military architecture
  • The citadel
last modification : 05 26 2005