District of the Centre

Recommended
To gain a better insight into the extent of the devastation caused in 1902, head for the Centre district and the Frank-Perret Volcanic Museum, which charts the eruption step by step. The deliberately conserved ruins dotted around the streets also paint a striking picture, occasionally revealing the beauty of the initial building, such as the ruins of the late-18C theatre (Rue Victor-Hugo). Nearby, the cell, which saved Louis Cyparis' life, one of the two sole survivors of the disaster, can be seen in the prison ruins.

Useful information

Address : 

rue des Domaines

Nearby tourist attractions

Mouillage neighbourhood
Mouillage neighbourhood
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Fort neighbourhood
Fort neighbourhood
To the north, the Fort neighbourhood is
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Centre for the Scientific Discovery of the Planet
Centre for the Scientific Discovery of the Planet
An absolute must! This scientific,
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Habitation du Capitaine Latouche/Botanical Garden
Habitation du Capitaine Latouche/Botanical Garden
Captain Latouche's home (17C) was one of
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Butterfly garden
Butterfly garden
The Butterfly Garden is a conservatory,
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Depaz Distillery
Depaz Distillery
To find out more about agricultural rum,
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Mouillage neighbourhood
Mouillage neighbourhood
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Fort neighbourhood
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