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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.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“spice stalls” (2 reviews)
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151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 306 4021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour guides took us here during a Durban city tour. Indoors, interesting, and clean. We would not have gone here without a guide. We only spent 15 minutes here.It is in a challenging area outside the Market. Many small Indian shops with hand crafted South...More

Thank william s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Locals had told us not to go but after reading previous reviews which were either saying it was terrible or it was really good, we went. We parked nearby and walked 300 m to the site. The streets are pretty dirty and congested but no...More

Thank Paul460h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must for those traveling to Durban and looking for handicrafts. Make sure to bargain, prices will definitely drop. Plenty of stalls from which you can buy and bargain. Prices for handicrafts and souvenirs are cheaper here than Johannesburg. If you are there on a...More

Thank shahin-r-ali
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

this is just an indoor market you can find in any local town.. with the exception you can buy some very nice looking and smelling spices... however..... it is in the middle of a no go zone if you are not local or armed. it...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2017

this market is the best place to buy gifts all over SA very good prices and you will find every thing there if you want to buy gifts with good prices , you must go there

Thank Abdulla-Salem
Reviewed 22 May 2017 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 10 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 2 March 2017

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

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22 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
23 January 2017|
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Response from Marlon R | Reviewed this property |
I would take Uber or a Taxi.