Attractions in Mauritius
Places of worship & holy places in Mauritius
Hindu Temple Triolet
The Hindu temple Maheswarath is one of the largest temple complexes in Mauritius. Built at the end of the 1850s, the temple buildings are bright white and colorfully painted.
At the entrance, right next to the parking lot, is one of the most beautiful banyan trees on the island.
The temple complex, also known as the Shivala complex , consists of the main temple and several smaller buildings dedicated to various gods.
Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, and other gods are depicted in large statues.
Hindu Temple Maheswarath in Triolet, Mauritius
Location: in the town of Triolet, easy to reach on the roads to Trou aux Biches or Grand Baie
Opening hours: daily, tours when no ceremonies are being held
Admission: no charge, best with one of the self-appointed guides, who will naturally expect a tip.
Please note: Shoes must be taken off before entering the temple.