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Grand Bassin Road, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really impresive to see the statues. They all have different meanings because of the different gods they have in Hindoeïsm. It’s a beautiful place to walk and take a look in the different temples.

Thank Experiencetheworld86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Grand Bassin as part of a day trip of the south tour. Maybe as a non Hindu I didnt really appreciate this place as much as a Hindu would. The temple was nice but not overly impressive, I've seen much more impressive temples...More

Thank Murphy2k14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as part of a tour of the South part of the island as recommended by our hotel; the highlight of the day was La Vallee des Couleurs. The temples were nice however in our opinion, not really worth the visit. Perhaps unfairly comparing...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the temple as part of a "Wild South" tour. Although many who visit are tourists, there are also many worshipers taking part in rituals. It must be and incredible place during a sacred pilgrimage when 1,000's of Hindus descend on the site. The...More

Thank rickygilb
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It's wonderful to see so many people enjoying a pilgrimage to what for them, is a holy place, but is is also wonderful to see the beautiful temple and statues (the two at the entrance are of the most spectacular I've seen!), hear the sounds...More

Thank tony s
Reviewed 15 July 2018

As part of a day-long tour we visited the Grand Bassin Sacred Lake and adjacent temple. Perhaps if one is a Hindu there is a spiritual sense at this site but otherwise, to my mind, there is nothing much to warrant a visit.

Thank AGEDNOMAD
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Alot of castings of the Asian gods and a place of great worship. A must see for any traveller in Mauritius

Thank Sachin M
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is the biggest pilgrimage point for Hindu people outside India - it is said that Shiva spilt some of the water from the Ganges here which formed the basin - the statues to the gods have to be seen to be believed both for...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The Bassin and Temple views are simply stunning. Great to go and get a blessing on the way too! When you climb up to the Monkey God at the top of the peak and look down on the Bassin, wow it is a view not...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

First stop of the huge statues of the Hindu Gods and then move on to see the Great Basin Lake, which is sacred to the Hindu religion. It's worth about 30 minutes here.

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