Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin, Mauritius

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 Mauritius using our Mauritius attractions site .
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  • A beautiful scenery guaranteed! Soothing place and place of contemplation! Go see the sacred cows, they love to cuddle and are full of sweetness, enjoy to taste "the bagnor" kind of dessert laced, made with the milk of the sacred cows! I liked it.. Do not miss these places!
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  • This was a lovely little stop to add to the south tour. I was worried and had bought extra clothing with me to cover up before looking around however a lot of tourists walked around as they were (shor...  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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