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Indian Quarter

Durban, South Africa
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Another Cultural Experience

We were on a general tour of Durban and our bus gave us 45 minutes to browse through this market... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Ontario
Everything for Sale

It is worth sauntering through the Indian Quarter to see the different shops and stalls exhibiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a general tour of Durban and our bus gave us 45 minutes to browse through this market. It was totally Indian in character and lots of the crafts sold were of Indian origin.

Thank myraevans1942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth sauntering through the Indian Quarter to see the different shops and stalls exhibiting all kinds of ware. I believe you could get anything here. It is bustling with life. This seems to be the centre of Indian life in Durban which seems...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Indian quarter has it all. The hustle and bustle along with the fascinating aroma.The usual tourist items at reasonable prices along with a fascinating line up of herbal and animal based medicines See life as the locals live it

Thank b00sey10
Reviewed 25 July 2017

i like the area and the buildings there very beautiful architecture work with the dome i like it very much

Thank Abdulla-Salem
Reviewed 14 February 2017

In the past this was the real Indian quarter. It was a hub of everything Indian. It had great pull in terms of providing the needs of the Indian community in Durban and surroundings. A trip to town was an exciting and interesting family venture....More

1  Thank peerr2017
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We walked around the Indian Quarter in Durban. For the most part, it's reminiscent of any urban downtown area in South Africa. The crowded sidewalks are littered with generic sidewalk shops selling fruits, potatoes or mobile minutes. The patrons are diverse. There is a cool...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We got beautiful henna tattoos on our hands, and I bought an Indian outfit. (But my local friend who took us was really nervous and told us to really watch our bags, as it can be unsafe there.)

Thank adventureseekerJK
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Experience the smell of incense and spices, the haggling Indian and Muslim. It's a place rich with culture and religion and steeped in tradition. A must see for tourists. Don't be shy to smell and taste the great variety of foods.

Thank Talitasimone
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Indian Quarter came about through legislation by the architects of Apartheid, to contain the Indian commercial enterprise into a block, west of Durban's CBD. Since those restrictions have been removed and there are no barriers to free trade in place, the area around Gray...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Indian quarter is a very particular area of Durban. The first impression that I had, it was: dirty, strange, busy and dangerous. Now that I am writign this review, I can say that it is a good place for tourists to see the Mosque but...More

1  Thank olivehoover
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20 April 2017|
Response from peerr2017 | Reviewed this property |
Its in Durban City central.