A visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens
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During your Mauritius self catering holiday, a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens and surrounding area is one of many interesting day trips available . The gardens are located in the village of Pamplemousses, seven miles North East of the capital city Port Louis.
The name Pamplemousses is derived from a variety of citrus plant introduced to the island by Dutch settlers, from Java.
These beautiful gardens rank high among the famous gardens of the world and are visited by tourists, scientists from all over the world.