Monuments and Landmarks in Victoria (Seychelles)

Mahé, Seychelles
  • Mahé, Seychelles

    Mahé is the largest island (157.3 km²) of Seychelles, lying in the northeast of the nation in the Indian Ocean. The population of Mahé was 77,000, as of the 2010 census. It contains the capital city of Victoria and accommodates 86% of the country's total population. The island was named after Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais, a French governor of Mauritius. Mahé's tallest peak is Morne Seychellois at 905 m (2,969 ft), which lies in the Morne Seychellois National Park. The ...
Clock Tower
  • Ste. Anne Island

    Sainte Anne Island is the largest (2.27 km²) of eight islands in Ste Anne Marine National Park of the Seychelles. These islands are part of the Mont Fleuri District of the Seychelles. It is 4 km off the east coast of Mahé and has abundant tropical vegetation. The highest peak on Sainte Anne is 246 meters (807 feet). The French explorer Lazare Picault first discovered the island in 1742, on the day of Saint Anne, and the first French settlement in ...
Sainte Anne Marine National Park
  • Sainte Anne Marine National Park

    Mahé Seychelles
    5 km from Victoria
    Sainte Anne Marine National Park lies about 5 km from Victoria, the capital city of the Seychelles, and encompasses eight small islands.HistoryThe Marine Park was created in 1973 for the preservation of wildlife, the first of its kind in the Indian Ocean. Fishing and water-skiing are forbidden within the Marine Park area. in 2005 used as picnic islands for the local population is too expensive and approved opening them to hotels and resorts.TourismToday the islands are known as one of ...
Sauzier Waterfall