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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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“great market” (2 reviews)
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151-55 Bertha Mkhize Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's many of the locals selling mainly tourist merchandise. It's lots of the same stuff. The cost is not expensive for anything, which is nice, but there weren't many quality items to select from. It was lots of inexpensive items - many of the same...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a great place to visit, what a vibe! Lots of stalls selling all sorts of spices, crafts, african clothing and souvenirs. It's a very busy place and according to other reviews on here, a haven for pickpockets, so we left all valuables locked...More

1  Thank MissHolders
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Great market! Loved the spice shops and very nice African bead and basket shops. Very interesting, especially pleased to see locals shopping there! Recommend you taxi there.

1  Thank 714Isabella
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Very dissapointed!!!! Not the same as a few years ago. This was an idian market selling Indian crafts and food. Not anymore!! 80% is the same Zulu beading shop after shop!!! This was a legend.... now... it is just another dirty market!!

3  Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 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

1  Thank william s
Reviewed 11 September 2017

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

2  Thank Paul460h
Reviewed 7 September 2017 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

1  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

1  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.

1  Thank al s
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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.