Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

Local nameSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden
LocationMascarene Islands, Mauritius

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden, commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction in Pamplemousses, near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Famous for its long pond of giant water lilies, the garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre 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 successively as ‘Jardin de Mon Plaisir’, ‘Jardin des Plantes’, ‘Le Jardin National de l’Ile de France’, ‘Jardin Royal’, ‘Jardin Botanique des Pamplemousses’, and during the British colonisation, ‘The Royal Botanical Gardens of Pamplemousses’ and ‘The Royal Botanic Gardens, Pamplemousses’.

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Admission

Mauritians ​/ Foreigners
Adults (5-59): 25 MUR / 200 MUR
Seniors over 60: free / ​200 MUR
Children under 5: free/ free​ ​ ​

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Seewoosagur_Ramgoolam_Botanical_Garden

Official website http://ssrbg.govmu.org/English/Pages/default.aspx

Email ssrbg@intnet.mu

Phone +2302439401

Address SSR Botanic Garden Royal Road Pamplemousses Mauritius

Coordinates -20°6'24.843" N 57°34'48.003" E

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