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Victoria Street Market

151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 306 4021
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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, brassware,cellphones, African artwork, curios and much much more, not forgetting our dedicated fish and meat market. Join us for an unforgettable shopping experience.
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  • Average33%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 306 4021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

D' ont go to the atm! Take care of people ' wanting to help you'; they probably want to copy your card.

Thank al s
Reviewed 9 May 2017

From craft items to marvelous spices... you get a taste of the continent in a single building. A variety of items to create an atmosphere of Africa at home.

Thank Lilian G
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A piece of India in Africa, most sellers do high pressure selling, that you have to get used to, and learn to barter. Most tours will take you here. Just keep your wits about you, and go in large parties.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go for trinkets and spices. The market is a beautiful representation of culture. You can get most anything your looking for here. Gifts for you ,your family and friends. The restaurant in the middle of the market has good food...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Go at your own risk. Not a place for relaxed walking around or, casual shopping. The whole environment is unsafe.

1  Thank WalkingPoint
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Smells and sights of an Indian market in Africa! Different kinds of chilli powder and spices, in the city center.

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A quirky attraction - a must see - I'm a bit defensive around markets as I find being pestered a bit annoying but am able to accept the normal approaches - I got totally fed up with a guy who originated in Harrow UK who...More

Thank K9TLS
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Wonderful place to visit. All the store personnel were friendly. I would especially suggest the curry shop. The store owner gave a informative presentation on curry spices and how to mix them for your personal taste.

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday about 10:00am because we were told it closed at noon on Saturday's. It wasn't very crowded and there were lots of stalls to buy things. Luckily the vendors were not pushy and they left you alone to look at things....More

1  Thank maryaling
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We have been traveling for close to 5 weeks and there is not much we have not seen in the way of markets. What makes this one unique is the cleanliness, the orderliness and the politeness of the vendors. We felt compelled to buy some...More

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Hi there, how did you get to Victoria Street Market in Durban, did you get a Uber/taxi? Did you feel safe to walk around on your own or do you think it's best to get a tour guide? We'd like to take our son there to have a look around but are unsure of the safety precautions. Thanks! Carla
21 February 2017|
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Response from Avishaan M | 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
Are there reliable car guards? The area around the building is a bit of concern...Is there safe parking available?
23 January 2017|
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Response from Marlon R | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or a Taxi.