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Welcome to Triolet Shivala

Triolet Shivala

The village of Triolet is the largest in the Pamplemousses district, and is home to the largest Hindu temple in Mauritius, the Triolet Shivala. Constructed in 1819 in honour of the Gods Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, Brahma, Ganesha, and Muruga, the temple is an impressive site. The village hosts a traditional early-morning market each Sunday, and the Maha Shivarathri festival is celebrated here in February/March each year.


Information & Facts

Language:

English is the official language of Mauritius, but the most widely used is French and the local dialect, Creole. Hindi, Urdu and Chinese are also spoken.

Money:

The currency of Mauritius is the Mauritian Rupee (MUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Travellers cheques and foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and larger hotels. Travellers cheques usually exchange at a better rate than cash. ATMs are widely available in most towns and hotels, restaurants and large retailers accept major credit cards.

Weather

Triolet Shivala

Fri, 25 Sep
Light showers. Mostly sunny. Mild.
72 | 61 °F
Light showers. Mostly sunny. Mild.
41%Chance of Precipitation
Sat, 26 Sep
Mostly sunny. Mild.
75 | 64 °F
Mostly sunny. Mild.
3%Chance of Precipitation
Sun, 27 Sep
Showers late. Mostly sunny. Mild.
77 | 62 °F
Showers late. Mostly sunny. Mild.
42%Chance of Precipitation
Mon, 28 Sep
Sunny. Mild.
76 | 64 °F
Sunny. Mild.
5%Chance of Precipitation
Tue, 29 Sep
Showers late. Mostly sunny. Mild.
74 | 62 °F
Showers late. Mostly sunny. Mild.
57%Chance of Precipitation