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Ganga Talao - Grand Bassin

Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976
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Savanne District, Mauritius
+230 5779 0976
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ganga Talao is the most visited religious places in Mauritius.The priest is very welcoming and eager to do your prayer, but the temple itself is in dire need for an upgrade.From the money being generated this is the most untidy, unkept temple that I...More

Thank Ishara S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Temple is located next to lake. This temple has so many Statue of god & goddess. One will connect to your inner peace when here. Regular prayers are done to Lord Shiva & other gods here.

Thank yagnesh t
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went there on the 1st of Jan. Was a bit crowded. Clean place. Lots of temples to do prayers. Relaxing moments.

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place to visit and get blessings.. Elegant temple structure and beautiful sculptures.. At a short distance from the location, one can see big statues of Lord Shiva and Goddess Durga.. A must watch!

Thank Ranjit D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are intrested of hinduism, this will be good place for a visit. Otherwise its just a lake, some statues (tho i have to be honest, shiva and parvati statues were cool!) and monkeys. You can get a blessing or something if you want,...More

1  Thank Riikka A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very solemn place to be when I visited. I was one of only maybe 10 people there but I have been told in peak season hundreds make a pilgrimage to Ganga Talao, the tradition is to walk there bare foot I believe....More

Thank Nadina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the Hindu Centre is a must for anyone seeking something beyond themselves. It is a truly humbling experience. The statues are enormous and the humility of the folks working at the centre is catching. I was humbled.

Thank AndyLawler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a traveler that enjoys learning about other cultures and traditions, this place is for you. The tranquil atmosphere, and beautiful scenery will take anyone's breath away. We got there just as it started to rain, and it couldn't have been better. The...More

1  Thank G1-All-Over
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tall impressive statues of Hindu Gods, One of most interesting places on the island. calm and peaceful. the volcanic lake- house a range of fishes and you can touch them as they are fearless of humans, Climb the top of the hills and discover...More

2  Thank sheim
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

To appreciate this sight it helps to understand that hundreds of thousands of the Hindu faith walk to sight from all over the Island each February. This helps to explain the size of the site and the many seating areas around the extensive lake. The...More

Thank Michael H
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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.
Jayanthi K
20 December 2016|
Response from Cdhi H | Reviewed this property |
within 500 USD .. I guess