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Victoria Street Market: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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“indian spices”(3 reviews)
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 306 4021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u r looking for African stuff this is the market to visit. Not much to if u r not interested in beads handcraft and African prints

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BongieB1
Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Let me start by saying that even the locals are saying this is not a safe place to go to. We only drove around it. Did not feel like the right place to park our car and walk into. Certainly do not know why TripAdvisor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ronenc378
Reviewed August 13, 2019

My American friend and I went on a .....Monday, I think? First things first: if you're a nervous driver and hate parking, take a taxi or an UBER or a guided tour. That area is complete and utter chaos. As far as the market goes,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank WanderlustLeo
Reviewed July 10, 2019

We bought a few things to take home and definitely a place where you can find amazing spices for any pot of food..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GWillemse
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

I am a collector of South African tribal crafts. The best market for a wide variety of non-touristy products is this market. Prices vary so be prepared to bargain. Its in a dodgy part of town so consider taking an Uber.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mdevas
Reviewed June 4, 2019

You can buy anything from clothing, spices, African souvenirs, The whole area is very run down but you feel safe , well worth a visit, my suggestion is to use a taxi as parking is impossible.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paddy1912
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We were informed that the Chief of Police did not recommend cruise passenger to visit the downtown Durban (unless on an organised excursion). After our visit to the Botanic Gardens yesterday via the excellent People Mover buses We were confident to visit here on our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Roger P
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

But some of each. We got some great spices and some local crafts. Note that there are two buildings and that the market is busier and more vibrant in the am.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chi-charter_cruiser
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Go there as a traveller rather than a tourist. It is in downtown Durban which is rather run down and badly maintained by the local council.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Glenthorn
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kmaija83
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February 21, 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
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Marlon R | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or a Taxi.