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Indian Quarter

Durban, South Africa
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Ranked #29 of 53 Attractions in Durban
Type: Neighborhoods
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Where oh where are you? With visitors, we spent over an hour trying to find this quarter and ended up going to the old Indian market now confusingly named the Victoria market which was great. So this was totally useless.

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We only had a brief amount of time to spend in this area so spent it in one of the shopping areas. The spice shops were incredible with different curries, spice mixes and seasonings necessary for East Indian cuisine. The Indian shop keepers were delightful--I've never been called darling so many times in my life!

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

What used to be an area that represented a small part of India and much of the Indian heritage and culture this area has metamorphisised into a multinational culture with people from all over. Street vendors and pedestrians juggle for space in the narrow pavements. It remains a bustling area, where any person finds themselves somewhat intimidated by the jostling... More

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Polokwane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This area is a great place to see the various cultures and the way the people are respectful. Also A good place to do shopping.v

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

As part of the tour of Durban we stopped at an Indian market which was ok to pick up a few cheap gifts

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The smells, sound and colour. The hum and buzz of the people., makes you feel as though you have been to India! Lots to buy from spices and curry powders to exotic saris, gorgeous beaded sandals and jewellery. Take cash and bargain!

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Blaze of colours from cloths and spice barrels, multitude of smells and sounds as India comes to Durban

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

In a mordern city, you could be forgiven for thinking that you are in an area that is from yesteryear. Some of the buildings are extremely old, as are the traders. well worth visiting

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

looking for what ever and you will probably find it in this neck of the woods, no not in the stores but on the streets. there are street vendors for just about anything you might need, or think you need. persistant they are not though. and for the very brave you can even get your fortunes told by the local... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

A must see for all local and foreign visitors. Such amazing heritage and culture. An amazing mosque and spice market.

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