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Durban Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

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With its 3.5 million inhabitants, Durban, located on the Indian Ocean in KwaZulu-Natal, may be the most representative city in post-apartheid South Africa. This is where the term “rainbow nation”, coined by Desmond Tutu, takes on its full dimension: ultra-modern buildings rubbing shoulders with colonial houses, and a powerful economy combined with immense poverty, a source of great social tension. Don’t miss the beaches, historic centre, Indian quarter and Botanical Garden.

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Tourist attractions Durban : Things to see and do

  • KwaMuhle Museum Recommended Recommended

    130 Ordonance Rd 130 ZA - Durban

    North of the colonial town and Commercial Road, the Kwa Muhle Museum recounts the history of the townships in Durban, marked in the 1950-1960s by the "shebeens war" over the control of beer sales. It also presents scenes from the everyday l..

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  • Victoria Street Market Recommended Recommended

    Victoria Street ZA - Durban

    The Victoria Street Market is a colourful maze of galleries lined with shops selling spices from the Orient, souvenirs from Africa and Asia, and everyday objects. An adjacent building houses a fish and meat market that transports you deep into the he..

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  • Old Court House Museum Interesting

    77 Aliwal Street 77 ZA - Durban

    The Old Court House Museum has a collection of traditional costumes and objects on the ground floor representing the different communities of Natal. Upstairs you can see a recreation of a sugar mill, an old pharmacy and the home of adventurer Henry F..

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Hotels Durban

  • Durban Manor Hotel and Conference Centre

    1 Durban Club Place ZA - Durban

    Overlooking Durban Bay and the yacht harbour, this hotel features spacious and air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony. The hotel is situated on Durban’s Margaret Mncadi Avenue, adjacent to the city centre. With views of the distant bay and fre..

  • Albany Hotel

    Cnr. Smith Street and Albany Grove ZA - Durban

    Offering good value for money, this hotel is close to Durban’s famous beachfront and provides guests with newly-renovated accommodation near the ICC Convention Centre. Boasting views of the Francis Farewell Gardens, the Albany Hotel is a great base ..

  • The Royal Hotel

    267 Anton Lembede Street ZA - Durban

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Leisure activities Durban

  • Prices from : 93 €

    Visit an authentic Zulu kraal, Shakaland, and watch the day to day activities of the people of this village. Learn the A to Z of Zulu life from the people living it. Enjoy a traditional lunch in the kraal and watch the Zulus perform their local triba..

  • Prices from : 128 €

    Spend a day on safari in the magical Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Located in the heart of Zululand, this huge, well managed reserve is home to 84 species of game and an impressive variety of bird species. It is ..

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    Leave Durban and travel through the Natal Midlands to Himeville. Hop into a four wheel drive vehicle and enter Lesotho via the Sani Pass, where you will visit a Sotho Village and interact with the locals of this neighborhood. Travel to Sani Pass Top ..

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