Completed in 1910, the Durban city hall displays a fine example of Edwardian Neo-baroque architecture. The current city hall is actually the second building in Durban made for this purpose, as the first city hall was taken over by the post office. Duri
Durban's Rickshaw pullers have been a popular feature of the city, and especially the beach front area, since the early 1890's. The colourful rickshaws and the interestingly dressed men with beaded costumesand horned head gear, where introduced by suga
The Durban International Film Festival is an annual film festival that takes place in Durban. The festival presents more than three hundred screenings showcasing the best in South African, African and international cinema. Most of the screenings are ei
Amphitheatre Craft Market: less than 5 km
Popular flee market / craft market located in Durban's North Beach. Lot's of African craft and Indian clothing and fast food. Be sure to try the spicy pineapple.
The Old Fort in Durban was built in 1842 by troops of the 27th regiment, under the command of Captain Thomas Smith. The troops marched into Durban with hopes of showing a British presence, and curbing the intentions of Dutch farmers who wanted to estab...
Whysall's Camera Museum: less than 5 km
Located on in Brickhill Road, Whysall's Camera Museum has hundreds of antique cameras and thousands of rare photos.
Durban Exhibition Centre: less than 5 km
Holds various exhibitions and conferences. Located next to the ICC.
"Music and the arts, are a definite expression of the individual - it communicates with an unreserved honesty of paths travelled and of dreams and expectations for the journey still to come. In the gentle rising and falling melody of a single clar
In August 1881 Aboobaker Amod Jhaveri together with Hajee Mahomed Hajee Dada purchased a site in Grey Street (now known as Doctor Yusuf Dadoo Street) from K Moonsamy for one hundred and fifteen pounds with the intention of building a mosque there. A ti
The original Durban Town Hall, is today home of the General Post Office Building, and was designed in 1882 by Phillip Dudgeon. The foundation stone was laid in 1883 and the building was opened in 1885. The building is an excellent example of neo classi
Old Court House: less than 5 km Wild Fig Tree: less than 5 km da Gama Clock: less than 5 km
The clock marks the 400th anniversary of Vasco da Gamma's arrival off Port Natal.
John Medley Wood was a self taught botanist who served as the curator of Durban's Botanical gardens for thirty one years from 1882 to 1913.Wood also contributed greatly to the knowledge of Natal ferns, and is generally credited with the establishment o