Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, Cap Malheureux

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Admire the bright red roof and unique interior of Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, a French colonial-era chapel. Situated right by the coast, the deep blue of the ocean, the green of the manicured lawns, and the unmissable sloping roof create a memorable scene, so be sure to bring your camera. Take a look inside to view the interior's intricate woodwork and a font made from a giant clamshell, seamlessly balancing European and local inspirations. A stroll around the picturesque grounds completes your visit. Before you head to Anse La Raie, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Anse La Raie trip itinerary builder site, to make sure you see all that Anse La Raie has to offer, including Notre Dame Auxiliatrice.
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  • Very pretty church with the background of the ocean behind it. Very plain inside as was expecting some stained glass, however very peaceful and lovely to visit.  more »
  • Unless your intention is to pray at the church there is very little here to support the hype. A quick walk around the outside of the church your back on the bus.  more »
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  • Most famous church in North of Mauritius. A worthwhile visit to this cute church. Still fully operational. A true gem. Most photographed church in Mauritius. After admiring the church...eat an ice cream from local vendor or buy some fresh fish from the fishermen for superb dinner option.
  • A historic must see and a jewel of a chapel, Set at the northern tip of Mauritius, the pitturesque church looks straight out onto the ocean. A delicate and poetic place of introspection and worship. Right outside, you can chat with the locals, buy fish straight off the boat, or watch the children enjoy the surf.
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