Le Morne Brabant Mountain

Le Morne Cultural Landscape2008

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2008, Le Morne Cultural Landscape is a rugged mountain on the southwest tip of Mauritius that juts into the Indian Ocean. It was used as a shelter by runaway slaves, known as maroons, throughout the 18th century and into the early 1900s.


  • Title: Le Morne Brabant Mountain
  • Creator: Le Morne Cultural Landscape
  • Date Created: 2008
  • Rights: Le Morne Heritage Trust Fund
  • Location: Mauritius
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iii)(vi)
  • Date of Inscription: 2008
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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