What to see in Victoria Seychelles 

Written by on 17th October 2023

What to see in Victoria Seychelles 

We have a list of all the attractions that there is in Victoria the Capital of Seychelles.

Victoria has boutiques and shops where you can purchase local crafts, art, and souvenirs. It’s a great place to pick up some unique gifts. You are also spoiled with loads of options when it comes to local bars, café, and restaurants in town. Below is a list of attractions in Vitoria for you to visit while you are there. 


What is there to see in Victoria Town in Seychelles 

Head to the middle of Victoria at Market Street to visit the Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market. It’s a colorful place to explore Seychellois culture. You can find fresh produce, spices, crafts, and souvenirs. Don’t forget to try some local snacks and street food. 

Not far from the Market is the Temple of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar. The Vinayagar Temple is a small replica of Hindu temples that are in the south of India. Just up the road, you can view the magnificent and majestic building – La Domus, which is the residence of the Catholic Priests.  

State House offers tours to the public – Built in 1910, the State House is one of Victoria’s best-known colonial buildings located on State House Ave. Tickets are available for tourists at the National Museum of History (Ex-Supreme Court). At the National Museum of History, located on Independence Ave, you can explore the cultural and historical heritage of the country. Don’t forget to view The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain while you are there.  

More to see…

Just across Independence Ave is the Natural History Museum, where you can learn about the country’s rich natural and historical heritage. Housed within an unassuming colonial-era building, the museum tells the intriguing tale of Seychelles’ flora, fauna, geology, and anthropology, providing an enriching immersion into the island’s unique biodiversity. 

In the middle of Independence Avenue and Francis Rachel St (New Street name Rue Pierre de Possession) is the Victoria Clock Tower to view. 

One for nature lovers, be sure to pop in by the Victoria Botanical Gardens. It’s a beautiful and tranquil place to relax and see giant tortoises, exotic plants, and various species of palm trees. 

While around Victoria you can visit the Bel Air Cemetery, the first official burial ground to be opened on Mahe Island by the French.  

Enjoy your day in Victoria, Seychelles! 

For more information on these individual places click on their links for more details. 



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