Port Mathurin Market
Port Mathurin is the hub and capital of Rodrigues. It is a friendly, bustling place with a fantastic market, some attractive mosques and an enjoyable atmosphere. Port Mathurin is also the center of shipping activity (it has a small deep water port) there is the main bus station, banks and is where most of the administrative offices are located.
The main attraction of Port Mathurin is naturally the marketplace or “bazar”, which features a colorful display of local handicrafts such as basketry, hat making, textile based handicrafts, embroidery, coconut craft, jewellery, souvenir articles, wood carving, straw crafts, in addition to paintings from local artists. All this combined with a vegetable and fruit market as well as a meat and fish market.