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The Victoria Street Market is often listed as a can’t miss experience for your visit to Durban, as it gives you a bit of an insight to the cultures that live side by side in this unique city.
The famous Indian Market, on which the current Victoria Street Market sits, started back in 1910. After being destroyed by a fire, it reinvented itself in 1973, and now attracts scores of residents and travelers to its indoor bazaar.
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is perhaps the most well-known Indian celebration. Celebrate Diwali in Durban.
In its 21st year, the Durban Diwali Festival (October 18-20), will take place at the Durban Old Drive. Hosted by the South African Hindu Maha Sabha.
If you’re looking for African stuff including beads, handcraft and African prints, the Victoria Street Market in Durban is the place to visit!
checking out the Victoria Street Market, where the melding of Afro-Indian cultures comes to life most vividly. Roaming the bazaar, I can find anything from Indian spices, curry powders, and incense to fresh fish and seafood on the first floor.
Next to the Victoria Street Market is the Zulu Medicine Market where you can have an informative tour of “Inyanga (Doctors) lane”. The Zulu Medicine Market is a unique place where Zulu culture has survived in the modern urban environment. - Moris Trotter
Warwick Junction includes 9 Distinct Markets Warwick Junction lies at the heart of Durban and is the primary public transport interchange in the city. On an average day the area accommodates almost 500,000 commuters, and at least 6000 informal traders. Given the...
A pictorial exploration of Durban City and Victoria Street Market with Welt Erleben.
We were informed that the Chief of Police did not recommend cruise passenger to visit the downtown Durban (unless on an organised excursion). After our visit to the Botanic Gardens yesterday via the excellent People Mover buses We were confident to visit here on our...
When visiting Durban, South Africa's number one playground, be sure to experience Victoria Street Market, South Africa's number one traditional market.
The Great Market! Loved the spice shops and very nice African bead and basket shops. Very interesting, especially pleased to see locals shopping there! Recommend you taxi there.
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