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"Magnificent Mountain Peak"

Towering over the city of Port Louis, the Pieter Both is a majestic peak of Mauritius. Second highest in the island nation, it rises to 820 meters (2,690 feet). The peak is named after the first Governor General of the Dutch East Indies. Once home to world's rarest palm species, the steely, rugged surface of the peak dominates the soft verdure of the lower lands. Deemed to be one of the most difficult mountains to climb, the distinct rock formation at the top makes it a worthwhile climb. Often compared to a human head, several stories and legends have been associated with the unknown origins of this peculiar structure. A challenge for adventurous trekkers and hikers, the peak offers spectacular panoramas of the verdant landscapes of Mauritius.
Off National Highway 834, Port Louis District, Mauritius, Mauritius
"Magnificent Mountain Peak"
Towering over the city of Port Louis, the Pieter Both is a majestic peak of Mauritius. Second highest in the island nation, it rises to 820 meters (2,690 feet). The peak is named after the first Governor General of the Dutch East Indies. Once home to world's rarest palm species, the steely, rugged surface of the peak dominates the soft verdure of the lower lands. Deemed to be one of the most difficult mountains to climb, the distinct rock formation at the top makes it a worthwhile climb. Often compared to a human head, several stories and legends have been associated with the unknown origins of this peculiar structure. A challenge for adventurous trekkers and hikers, the peak offers spectacular panoramas of the verdant landscapes of Mauritius.
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