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Pamplemousses Garden

Port Louis, Mauritius


Pamplemousses Botanical Garden -


Is a popular tourist attraction in Pamplemousses near Port Louis Mauritius . Famous for its long pond of water lilies (Victoria Amazonica ) the garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719-1786) in 1770, and it covers an area of around 37 hectares .
The garden ,for a long time was ranked third among all the gardens that could be admired over the surface of the globe ,have been known sucessively as "Jardin Mon Plaisir " ,"Jardin des Plantes " , "Le jardin de L"Ile de France" , "Jardin Royal "  ,during the British Colonisation .




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