Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (Pamplemousses Botanical Garden)

About Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (Pamplemousses Botanical Garden)
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Pamplemousses, Mauritius
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Situated in Pamplemousse, the Sir Seewoosaguar Ramgoolam Botanical Garden is home to many trees have been planted by world leaders and royalty, and covers an area of around 37 hectares.  

The garden is most famous for its giant water lilies and is also the oldest botanical garden in the southern hemisphere. The garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and is commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical garden.  There are countless snowdon, ebonies, sugar canes as well as 85 varieties of palms form Central America and spices from around the world  planted by François Mitterrand, Robert Mugabe, Princess Margaret and Indira Gandhi.

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (is sometimes shortened to the SSR botanical garden or Pamplemousse Garden)
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Near Port Louis
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6 Reviews of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (Pamplemousses Botanical Garden)  
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First To Review: Ute K.
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Jul 26, 2012
Interesting to visit. A lot of exotical flowers and trees. In addition, you can see some very big and old turtles and beautiful water lilies.
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Jan 12, 2009
This is a very beautiful Botanical Garden, with all it's nice plants.
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Jan 3, 2010
Great Fun! Get a guide! We saw the hundred year palms flower!
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Jan 26, 2009
it's a very nice garden
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Apr 26, 2010
great place to visit
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