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Independence Day in Seychelles – 29th June 2022 This upcoming Wednesday the 29th of June Seychelles is celebrating 46 years of Independence! We have gathered all the information that you will need to know for this National Day Celebration! On the day, friends and families gather for spirited picnics and BBQs on the beaches and […]

Seychelles has a very short human history… The history of Seychelles dates back to the fourth of the Portuguese India Armadas led by Vasco da Gama, though Seychelles was likely already known to Arab navigators and other sailors for many centuries. On 15 March 1503, the scrivener Thomé Lopes noted the sighting of an elevated island, doubtless one of the granitic islands and almost certainly Silhouette Island. […]

The first hospital constructed in Seychelles was a wooden building located in the center of the Capital Victoria (Etablissement Du Roi). It was constructed sometime in the 18th century, (after 1778) not far from what is now the old Bel Air Cemetery, up what is now called Revolution Avenue. The Hospital was relocated to a […]

St. Paul’s Cathedral  A beautiful little church with a heroic story to tell. It might seem odd that the church was built between 2000 and 2004, but this is where the story gets interesting: it was built in the original place of the Church that was built there before. The site on which the new […]

State House Public Tours State House is back offering tours to the public  Built in 1910, the State House is one of Victoria’s best-known colonial buildings. Within its grounds is the hillside grave of Jean Baptiste Quéau de Quincy, an 18th-century governor who is mostly remembered today for the legendary ease with which he surrendered […]

The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market is a must-visit when you are in Mahe, Seychelles. It is the “bazaar” as it is known in the Creole language, named after a former English governor. It is the best place to buy the freshest fruits, vegetables, and seafood. They also have a variety of herbs […]

Where is Seychelles located?  Where is Seychelles located? Seychelles is located in the Indian Ocean, the country of Seychelles is a small island nation that is bordered by Madagascar and Somalia. It is the nearest foreign city to Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu. Seychelles lies between approximately 4ºS and 10ºS and 46ºE and 54ºE The […]

Victoria Clock Tower Victoria’s Clock Tower, also known as Lorloz, is one of the oldest and most prominent landmarks in the country of Seychelles, was first constructed in 1903 and turned 115 years old in 2018. Positioned at the junction of Independence Avenue and Francis Rachel Street, it is essentially the hub of the town. […]


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