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Have you ever dreamed of sashaying in a sari, getting tattooed with henna or tucking into an ‘atomic bomb’ curry? Satisfy your yearning for burning… and a lot more… at Durban’s oldest market.

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Did You Know?

The Victoria Street Market is known as the Vic to its vendors. Browse over 170 stalls and you will find a uniquely South African eclectic mix of African and Indian products. The ground floor has a fish and seafood market, fresh meat, fruit, vegetables and spices. The...

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Best Curry Powder in South Africa

So where can one find the best curry powder in South Africa? Explore Durban’s Victoria Street Market which is a treasure trove of Indian herbs, spices and the best Curry powders in South Africa.

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Tastes and Aromas of Traditional Durban

For lunch our most fun excursion was to Little Gujarat which serves maybe not the best Indian food in Durban but it was fantastic to sit among locals as we shared a thali and fried banana leaf between rotis.

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Souvenir Shopping in Durban

The Victoria Street Market is a touristy Durban market where one can buy lots of souvenirs! Spices, bracelets, African/Indian dresses and little trinkets are sold here.

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An Idea of Africa

The Victoria Street Market is a busy place and you have to seek and deal for what you wish. Very kind and lovely Indian sellers explain to you how to use spices. Explore traditional handcrafts of the Zulu culture as well as from the greater Africa in general. You have...

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RJ NARAN: Africa Art & Jewelry at Victoria Street Market

After 8 years, my family visited from abroad to find the following: 1. Warm Hospitality 2. Expertise in African Jewelry 3. Professional Salesmanship that is just perfect: Not overbearing at all and yet patient enough to imbibe all the considerations, deliberations and...

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Definitely A Cultural Wonder

If you want to see the penetration of Zulu culture in the city go to the Muti Bridge at Victoria Street Market. I did it with a friend who is familiar with the traders and the stuff being traded. He offered me background to the market, the bridge and the merchandise....

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A Lover of Markets

Being a lover of markets, different cultures and bright shiny things I was delighted to find a colourful flyer advertising a walking tour of the Markets of Warwick whilst on holiday in Durban. One phone call later and the next day I was being dropped off at the...

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India Meets Africa

Be transported to a world where India and Africa meet at the Victoria Street Market, on the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets in Durban. Your senses will be assaulted with the aromas of spices and incense, the colours of bright fabrics and foods, and the sounds of...

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5 Markets To Visit In Durban

Morning Trade Market Address: 5 Station Drive (The Plant), Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Contact: 082 413 1887 The Morning Trade is Durban's weekly source of farm fresh ingredients and artisan goods, situated at 5 Station Drive, The Plant. This market is a foodie treat,...

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Bargains for Durban!

A must for those traveling to Durban and looking for handicrafts. Make sure to bargain, prices will definitely drop. Plenty of stalls from which you can buy and bargain. Prices for handicrafts and souvenirs are cheaper here than Johannesburg. If you are there on a...

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A colorful experience

A colourful experience in the heart of the city. Interesting shops catering for tourists representing the African curiosity (curios, animal skins etc.) Indian spices with a most interesting guide to spices at Madari & Son who we explains which and how spices are...

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Monday – Friday 7am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 7am – 8pm


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On  People Mover Bus City Loop
Operates Daily 5am – 10pm


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Durban Central, Durban, 4037
KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

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