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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
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
All reviews buy gifts stalls selling indian shops fun shopping great market for sale great place to visit secure parking durban city tour zulu culture spicy sellers merchandise bargains beadwork hurley haggle
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....More
If you are interested in our African culture, this 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 available underneath the Denis Hurley building, and...More
Busy place and obviously messy as well. You have to seek and deal what you wish. Very kind and lovely indian sellers explaining you how to use spices. Traditionnal handcrafts of the zulu culture and african one in general. You have to deal the price...More
A building of many small shops.
If you are looking for “standard souvenirs”, this can be a place.
But, no surprise, nothing special, nor extraordinary.
I did not find anything worth visiting here.
One block further down to the next local market, and you can...More
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.
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
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
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
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 shopping experience. You don't really need a tour guide if you plan to visit us on your own. If you would like i can arrange a person from the Victoria Street Market to give you a small tour. Feel free to let me know if you require any further information