Cultural and historical attrations in durban. Durban City Tour (Full Day) 2019 2019-01-24

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cultural and historical attrations in durban

Type of site: House Current use: house. The animal displays are well lit, interestingly designed and educational. Type of site: House Previous use: house. Type of site: Battlefield Previous use: battlefield. Type of site: Bell Tower Current use: religious.

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cultural and historical attrations in durban

Stuccoed walls, variety of windows and doors. This Type of site: Temple Current use: temple. Built in 1867 by Mr George Ross, well-known Natal farmer, the farmstead has had numerous owners over Architectural style: Vernacular style. Visit the cultural village of Shakaland to learn about the legacy of the great King Shaka, a revered leader of the Zulus. P J Joubert, on 23 October 1891. They were prepared to listen to our demands and also to advise on many things that we were unsure about. After walking around the field and vacant stadium we took a little trip up the side of the stadium on the sidecar.

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cultural and historical attrations in durban

James family emigrated from the village o Type of site: House Previous use: house. Rovik and was completed early in 1908. The clocktower and the adjacent rooms were declared National Monuments on10. Over 30,000 maidens from all over the country arrive in the area for the traditional Zulu festivities. The inauguration of the building followed on 21 April 1893.

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List of heritage sites in KwaZulu

cultural and historical attrations in durban

Type of site: House Previous use: house. Davis a prominent citizen of Durban. At T in centre of vill. Type of site: House Previous use: police station. Entering Richmond on Shepstone Street proceed into the centre of the town and turn left into Chilley. A simple drive through the area is very enjoyable and there are all sorts of spots to stop to shop or eat.

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4 Best Cultural, religious and historic sites Tours in Durban

cultural and historical attrations in durban

Thrill-seekers will love the 220-meter Big Rush Big Swing, the world's highest. Add optional excursions for a boat ride through an estuary, a wild cat sanctuary or a Zulu cultural village. Surrounded by a beautiful lotus-shaped garden, the temple is an impressive confection of gold-tinged domes, gilded statues, chandeliers, marble tiles, and ceiling frescoes. From Main Street take first right at war memorial after crossing the Umgen. This dwelling-house, built of dressed stone, is an excellent example of a smaller Natal farmhouse in the Victorian style.

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Durban Cultural Sites

cultural and historical attrations in durban

A fine example of rural architecture of Natal, with wrap-around verandahs. The front facade has two oval windows on either side of the main entrance doorway, while, the door itself is covered by an elaborate portico, which is supported by Grecian columns. Durban boasts kilometres of beaches just waiting to be enjoyed. Clashes between the British traders, who established a small settlement here in 1823; the Zulus, on whose tribal land Durban lies; and the Boers, all played a part in shaping Durban's character. On the farm Uithoek near Wasbank there is a house in which the Voortrekker Karel Landman lived from 1852 to 1875 Architectural style: vernacular cottage. Current use: old age home.

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Cultural Attractions in Durban & Surrounds

cultural and historical attrations in durban

Lo Architectural style: Berea style. The Frances Farewell gardens are the area containing the war memorial between the City Hall and Gard. Built c1882 by the transport rider James Clark this originally L-shaped, stone farmstead with hipped corrugated roof and characterictic cast-iron front verandah is recognised as one of the important homes of the Natal Midlands. On this tour, enjoy the rare opportunity to receive a personal consultation with a real Inyanga and experience the time-honored methods including plant and herbal medicines, prayer, and bone throwing, to connect with your ancestors and heal your ailments. At the conclusion of the Zulu War of 1879 the Zulu King, Cetshwayo, was deposed, but he was reinstated by Queen Victoria in 1883. Current use: other: music hall.

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4 Best Cultural, religious and historic sites Tours in Durban

cultural and historical attrations in durban

Well, you can expect the Bartel Arts Trus. Museum Tour Duration: 4 - 5 hrs Prices on request Lunch excluded For those who are fascinated by artefacts and relics from the past, we have put this tour together which visits a selection of museums ranging from the Maritime Museum, Old Court House Museum, and Kwa Muhle Museum to the Killie Campbell Africana Museum. The prison building with its loopholes is presumably the last of its kind built by the Natal Colonial Government. Marked turn-off from R615 on opposite side of road to Sterkfontein Dam a few kilometres from the top. Duringthe Anglo-Boer War, Type of site: commercial Current use: shop. Type of site: House Previous use: house.

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