Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin, Mauritius

Water Body · Religious Site
Visit Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin, a crater lake and place of pilgrimage for Hindus in the country and farther afield. Located in a remote mountainous region, the lake lies at 649 m (1,800 ft) above sea level and has drawn worshippers since 1898, when a group from the village of Triolet first made the journey here. You'll find an impressive statue of the Hindu god Shiva, standing 33 m (108 ft) tall against the backdrop of the shimmering lake, as well as two main temples, each attractively adorned with religious symbols, and splashed with color that complements the natural surroundings. Arrange to visit Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin and other attractions in Bois Cheri using our Bois Cheri attractions site.
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  • famous hindu place in mauritius and around the whole region even a lot of visitors fly in for special celebrations from india and souht africa. two big statues and others to see.  more »
  • There are several shrines/temples and two giant statues surrounding a lake. There is a shrine up a hill, from where the view is beautiful. But since we don't follow Hinduism, didn't add much to our...  more »
  • Such a nice and beautiful religious place. if you are from India you will like you are in a temple in India itself. Must visit place for tourist visiting Mauritius. You will feel as if you are in India. The place is well maintained and worth visiting. Overall a nice experience to see such a place in a foreign country. Very religious and pious place.
  • A religion place. You can feel the piece and the Gods. Very peaceful place and coconuts are everywhere :-D

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