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Hôtel de Ville

Overlooking a small park in the centre of Curepipe, the Hôtel de Ville is one of Mauritius’ best surviving structures from its colonial era. Notice the gable windows, verandah and decorative wooden friezes known as dentelles – all are signature traits of the island’s early plantation architecture. The building was moved here from Moka in 1903. Read More »

Botanical Gardens

The well-kept gardens of Curepipe were created in 1870 to foster foliage that thrived in cooler weather – the grounds in Pamplemousses proved far too sweltering for certain species. Read More »

Voiliers de L’Océan

Travellers looking for model-ship showrooms and workshops should join the circuit and stop by Voiliers de L’Océan. Roughly 200 models are produced per month and visitors can watch the artisans at work. Read More »

Municipal Council Of Curepipe

  Deputy Mayor And Mayor Mrs Kamla Devi Varmah, Deputy Mayor and Mr Mario Désiré Bienvenu, Mayor Mayor’s Speech To the Citizen I would like first of all to thank Eric Guimbeau, leader of the MMSD, my family and friends and the citizens of Curepipe for their invaluable support. There is pride and honour in this special moment but also ... Read More »

Municipal Council Of Curepipe

  Deputy Mayor And Mayor Mrs Kamla Devi Varmah, Deputy Mayor and Mr Mario Désiré Bienvenu, Mayor Mayor’s Speech To the Citizen I would like first of all to thank Eric Guimbeau, leader of the MMSD, my family and friends and the citizens of Curepipe for their invaluable support. There is pride and honour in this special moment but also ... Read More »

History of Municipal Council of Curepipe

In 1878, the then Governor of Mauritius drew up a plan whereby Curepipe was named as The village  of Curepipe.  During that time, development was so lest with the increasing number of population and houses, roads and sidewalks built everywhere along with the growing number of schools, colleges, parished, churches and other shops. By 1882, the inhabitants of Curepipe started ... Read More »

History of Municipal Council of Curepipe

In 1878, the then Governor of Mauritius drew up a plan whereby Curepipe was named as The village  of Curepipe.  During that time, development was so lest with the increasing number of population and houses, roads and sidewalks built everywhere along with the growing number of schools, colleges, parished, churches and other shops. By 1882, the inhabitants of Curepipe started ... Read More »