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CITADEL FORT IN MAURITIUS

Perched on top of the hill Petite Montague, the Citadel Fort is located at a height of 100 meters. Also known as the Adelaide Fort, the fort offers stunning views of the harbor and the entire city of Port Louis.

Constructed in the 19th century by Colonel Cunningham to protect the British Army from the enemy, the Citadel Fort has been constructed in a Moorish style, complete with horse shoe arches. The fort has been constructed using large rectangular blocks.

In present times the fort has been converted into a National monument. Surrounding the fort are also the Caudan Water Front and the vast Indian Ocean. Fort Citadel remains a popular tourist destination owing to the stunning views it provides.

The Fort Citadel is a great place to get eagle eye shots of the city of Port Louis.

Entrance Fee Rs.50 Opening Closing Time: 8 am to 8 pm

Source : https://mauritiusattractions.com/fort-adelaide-i-351.html

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