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Living in Port Louis, Mauritius:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Port Louis, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked seven people living in Port Louis what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Port-Louis is the largest town of Mauritius, best known for its architectural aesthetics. Other than being on the list of tourists’ places of attraction, it is equally a place where one would easily find most of the necessities, be it food, clothes, or even luxuries. Nevertheless, it is also the hottest and busiest region of the island. So, if you are someone who hates hot weather and traffic jams, you may face some inconveniences.

Diksha, says: 2020

The habitants of my city are very friendly. Everything is available is available easily here, since I live in the capital city. There are a lot of supermarkets in most corner of the roads. Even hypermarkets. Fast foods are famous for the people in Port Louis.

Albert, says: 2020

Know they will have to live in apartments. There is a lot of traffic jam as well. Most of the offices are found in the city. There are a lot street hawkers and food stalls there.

Cavisson, says: 2020

Port Louis is the business district of Mauritius. It’s a modern city that has still preserved its contemporary feel. Beaming with a myriad of different cultures from Indian to Asian and African, if you are looking for a cultural immersion your search stops here! Port Louis is the ideal city for you. if you are a street food fan, you’ll be served. Every street is packed with food hawkers offering a plethora of dishes ranging from different cuisine at extremely low prices.

Victor, says: 2020

Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, is known for its hustling and bustling port and its long sunny days, present almost all year-round. The city has quite a high standard of living, with cost of living being low compared to other countries. However, one should note that while Port Louis is well-suited for those looking for a quaint lifestyle, it might not be the best place to move for those looking to party since Mauritius, being a tiny island, is not really big on the nightlife scene.

Port Louis is the capital of the little island, Mauritius, where I reside. It is the busiest city and the heart of Mauritius, where you can find a blend of cultures and diversity, right from the food, the shopping, and the places of worship. It is where the Port is.

Drishtina, says: 2020

Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius. The major businesses and main banks branches are situated there. It is the head part of my country. The port also is in the city of Port Louis. The main attractions are the Champs de Mars where horse races is held and the caudan waterfront. We have also the main post office and the central market.

Diksha, says: 2020

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