The Market Blog
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I am a collector of South African tribal crafts. The Victoria Street Market is the best market for a wide variety of non-touristy products is this market. Prices vary so be prepared to bargain. It's in town so consider taking an Uber.
Durban has its own Indian district. Sadly they don’t have a catchy name like Chinatown, but they do have Victoria Street Market. Kurtas, saris, incense, other fabrics, spices and pretty much anything appropriately Indian is available here. The place is a thrill for...
The Ting explores Victoria Street Market and the fish market next door.
But some of each. We got some great spices and some local crafts. Note that there are two buildings and that the market is busier and more vibrant in the am.
From time immemorial, the market has been the center of civilization’s trade and economic activity. The Victoria Street Market in Durban is no different and through constant evolution, has stood the test of time.
The 100 year old markets are famed for their East meets West produce, with stalls laden with perfectly formed pyramids of jewel coloured spices.
The Adventures of Ben Durban's Victoria Street Market is a great place to visit, there's lots of things to look at. I enjoyed pancakes for lunch there and bought a Zulu cultural outfit with shoes made from car tyres! Whatever you do guys, do not get spice in your...
If you are interested in our African culture, the Victoria Street Market is certainly one of the places to go to. Our guide Jabulani (Sambo) was excellent, explaining the intricacies of the Traditional Healers, and other African traditions expertly. Parking is...
This is a fun market to visit - shopkeepers and assistants are really friendly and only a couple were pushy. There is a lot of beautiful Zulu and Xhosa beaded jewelry here and if you’re around for a few days, you can also commission pieces. You don’t have to haggle if...
An in depth presentation on the history of Durban’s Victoria Street Market with Mr Roothren Moodley.
The city of Durban (eThekwini) is home to one of the largest populations of Indians outside of India, and the Victoria Street Market is a reflection of the city’s historical ties with India. While the current Victoria Street Market was built at the beginning of the...
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KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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