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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place. Good trip for tourists as they can book 1full day to do Mare aux vacoas reservoir, then go to Grand Bassin. Then you get Alexandra falls. Then you have the amazing view of Black river gorges. then finally do chamarel 7coloured earth. It...More

Thank jeanluc882018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Being an indian I wanted to visit this place. Pond surrounded by templates and felt true inner peace.

Thank FrequentFlier737488
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of festivals, this place is very calm and you can enjoy a stroll just by yourself or accompannied by couple of monkeys. Teples close quite early, so come before 3pm.

Thank Paulina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful area and temple to visit during a tour over the south of Mauritius. The view is great, very interesting to see and you can enter the temple itself. Near the temple there are two very large Hindu statues, where a lot of...More

Thank M_vanthooft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Grand Bassin recently on the way to another part of the island.. After reading a few mixed reviews prior to the trip I wasn’t sure it was actually worth going out of our way for but so glad we did!! We were met...More

Thank Seasontripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little magical place, with a unique atmosphere. The entrance is guarded by the great figures Shiv and Durga. There are several Hindu temples in the area. We came across a ceremony with fire, singing and bells, a wonderful smell of incense and breaking coconuts....More

Thank artsta
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This was on my tick list for Mauritius having read many reviews, inland and high up. We had a car as we were touring the island. It is obvious on the approach road that this must attract huge crowds for Hindu celebrations as it was...More

Thank WoodheadManchester
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The temple and Shiva statue are in a very peaceful location. Only managed to take a look at the statue as we were driving through. There were no crowds and parking was easy.

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We visited this place in the last part of our trip to Mauritius.It is in south Mauritius.As you arrive near to the temple two huge statues of "Devi Maa Durga" and "Lord Shiva"bless you.A little ahead Ganga Talao is situated,where many temples are there.Main attaraction...More

Thank myindia2015
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We visited Ganga Talao as part of our tour of the South part of the Island. The giant Shiv and Durga statues that greet you as you arrive are breathtaking. The actual Temple by the lake is a nice size, and offers the ability for...More

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Bibi B
27 January 2018|
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Response from Ishara S | Reviewed this property |
It is in Mauritius, hopefully and upgrade is done before you get there
2 April 2017|
Response from Dusoye | Reviewed this property |
Any amount you feel can be given as donation. You can also donate some fruits and inscent sticks also.
20 December 2016|
Response from CdhiH | Reviewed this property |
within 500 USD .. I guess