This 37-hectare botanical garden, officially called the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden, is home to many species from around the world, as well as endemic species from Mauritius. Considered as one of the oldest in the world, created by Pierre Poivre in the 18th century, it was at that time only a kitchen garden.
As soon as you enter, walk down an alley of lataniers with a majestic baobab, discover nearly 95 species of palm trees from all over the world, or the famous amazonian giant water lilies.
Travel all over the globe with those smells of spices such as cinnamon, camphor trees or a wide variety of flowers like orchids, araucarias, and birds of paradise.
A true paradise for the senses, which has been visited by several personalities in recent years, including Gandhi and Mandela.
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