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Victoria Street Market

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Visit one of South Africa's premier tourist destination, thats rich in culture and heritage. Experience the hustle and bustle of one of the oldest markets in Durban, featuring a large variety of bags, spices, Chinese wholesale goods...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 306 4021
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All reviews stalls selling indian shops fun shopping great place to visit secure parking durban city tour trinkets spicy sellers bead vibe
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

This was truly treasure house of Zulu craft....woodwork, ostrich eggs (gorgeously crafted) bead jewellery, and more and more. So so many shops, I bought truly amazing stuff, now decorating my table at home. But bargain you must, and be careful opening your wallet.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The most scares I have ever been in my life. Not so much the market, the area outside and people.... You can't get to/from the market without going through the most awful area. I thought I was going to die. If you MUST go, make...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Touristy market where one can buy lots of souvenirs! Spices, bracelets, african/Indian dresses and little trinkets are sold here.

Thank KhalidHayat
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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...More

Thank JustinWRA
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Take your time here and enjoy shopping for Indian spices and clothing and African curios -- especially if you're not going to be in the Zululand areas. You can bargain hard here. Be very careful in this neighborhood.

Thank MKSSA
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Secure parking below makes the market very accessible. The prices are fair and the items are traditional touristy souvenirs. Avoid R Moody’s spices. The lady working there is very pushy, has ridiculous prices and gets rather aggressive if you don’t want to buy stuff.

Thank Scubadiveninja
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Not a really exceptional visit Good for African trinkets and some spices but not much else. Not safe to walk around outside the markets so have a taxi take you and wait for you to finish and take you home

Thank mamfoodie
Reviewed 19 February 2018

It was a great experience for me walking through all the markets. Seeing such alot of stuff to buy and don't know what to buy. Doing the henna tattoo was a hit. Great place to shop for gifts.

Thank Llyle and Simon... T
Reviewed 8 February 2018

a lot of hand made goods half price compared to beach front they will make to order well worth a visit

Thank Selina F
Reviewed 29 December 2017

It's many of the locals selling mainly tourist merchandise. It's lots of the same stuff. The cost is not expensive for anything, which is nice, but there weren't many quality items to select from. It was lots of inexpensive items - many of the same...More

Thank LuxeFamilyFun
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SaltRockCarla
22 February 2017|
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Response from AvishaanM | Property representative |
Hi Carla, Thank you for your interest in the Victoria Street Market. You can get to the market via Uber or your own vehicle. We keep security at the highest regard and have visible presence to ensure you a safe and secure... More
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petriebotha
23 January 2017|
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Response from Marlon R | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or a Taxi.
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