Central Market, Port Louis

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Indulge your eyes and stomach at Central Market, a bazaar-style indoor market. Explore the narrow, bustling streets and bargain with the sellers for a range of goods, including souvenirs, trinkets, and clothing. Browse the stalls selling local spices, fruits, and vegetables, attractively displayed in colorful arrangements. A good place to find local street food, the market boasts excellent dal puri, freshly cooked and full of flavor. Even if you aren't in the mood for shopping, the trip is worthwhile to see locals at work and get a sense of daily life in the town. See Central Market and all Port Louis has to offer by arranging your trip with our Port Louis trip planner.
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  • Covered market place. You ll find only vegetables and fruits. All looks fresh. Typical place to visit as tourist.  more »
  • This place is a must for all tourist visit Mauritius in order to experience local food and drinks. Have an alouda  more »
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  • The Central Market brings two word to mind: super busy! But it is a GREAT way to experience Mauritius and a bit of the island life. You can find many things here: clothes, souvenirs, fresh fruits and vegetables, spices and so much more. Bargaining is acceptable practice here. Finding parking is a bit of a challenge as the market is located within the heart of Port Louis. The Waterfront is probably your best bet for finding a parking spot and then strolling over to the Market. A trip to Mauritius will not be complete without a visit to one of the markets on the island.
  • A beautiful and opulent market building, paying homage to the moving past of Port Louis. Still today, this is a lively and colourful place of aromas and choices, of cheerful people and happy voices. Of course it's old and in some places in disrepair, but it's a place of life happening.

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