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Old Station Building

160 St Mathias Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 304 7144
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The Old Station Building in Durban!

This more than 125 years old Victorian style railway station is the home of KNZ tourist information... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Jack of all Malls - referred to "The Workshop"

This is a quant blast in the past with some retail outlets and eating places. Great to spend two... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Cape Town
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16 Apr 2017
“The Old Station Building in Durban!”
14 Jan 2017
“Jack of all Malls - referred to "The Workshop"”
160 St Mathias Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 304 7144
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This more than 125 years old Victorian style railway station is the home of KNZ tourist information bureau and point of departure of various walking tours. A bust of Mahatma Gandhi can be found just inside the front door, commemorating the purchase of a first...More

Thank Dr_Saiful_67
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quant blast in the past with some retail outlets and eating places. Great to spend two hours or so. A jack of all malls. Will be more interesting for those who like history and architecture.

Thank TravelFeetZA
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is the old railway station workshop.There is a flea market outside the mall. Inside the mall there is a good mix of shops and eateries.

Thank sandra p
Reviewed 21 September 2016

If Urine besmeared buildings, pigeon poop and hundreds of call centre workers puffing on their cigarettes do it for you then this is the place to go! Yes!....the history of the building is great.....Yes! It's a beautiful building..... No! No one is taking care of...More

Thank Talitasimone
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Awesome memory rerun on the days of trains and the buzz around them.Lots of walking and bargaining in the shops. Well worth a visit for the street smart

Thank baldandbearded2016
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is the oldest shopping mall in Durban. The original building structure which used to be the famous Durban railway station was preserved when they converted it to become a shopping mall, next to it is also the first Virgin Active gym in Durban which...More

Thank 831bcm
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Lots of restaurants with typically Indian foods available. Prices at the restaurants are inexpensive and food is good. Many shops and department stores in the building. It can get very busy around lunch time. Take a local person or tourist guide with as the surrounding...More

Thank AladdinCapeTown
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Unless you want to be mugged, pick pocketed or sold FONG KONG goods...Stay away!!! from this area....If you have to go, beware of your surrounds at all times...Used to be a nice place to visit ...1 years ago...but not any more. Besides Durban has so...More

7  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I was immensely surprised when I visited this building in December. The architecture is wonderful and if you have 30 minutes to spare visit this geographic site

Thank Suren P
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Very busy, crammed and over populated with pick pocketers.

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