Tourism Officer Tel : (031) 561 4257 Fax :(031) 561 6943 Description: In 1824, on these shores the Zulu army was first seen by the English settler Henry Francis Fynn. The 16000 soldiers were returning from a campaign in the south....
Max Mikula 41 Cedar Road,Glenwood,Durban,4001 Tel : (031) 206 2889 Fax :(031) 206 1590 Description: The Phansi Museum private collection of southern African tribal artefacts is beautifully displayed in Roberts house, a Victorian historical Monument. Our innovative displays include life-sixe puppets, a Shangaan Sangoma room, glass bead ceiling display, and many fine examples of...
Bongani Mthembu Phoenix/bambayi, Durban,4310 Tel : (031) 519 2555 / 08278767 Fax :() Description: Gandhi founded a small ashram atPhoenix in 1904 and began printing the Indian opinion newspaper there. Only the ruins of the original buildings remain. The area is also known as Bambayi (Bombay)....
Playhouse Company 231 Smith Street, Durban, 4001 Tel : (031) 369 9540 Fax :(031) 306 2166 Description: One of Durban's historic landmarks, this building started out as a picture palace 1896 and was rebuilt in 1927 in Tudor revival style. There are five performing arts theatres including the opera, drama, cellar, loft and studio. The Playhouse Company's mission is to provide cultu...
AMAFA Point Road, Durban, 4001 Tel : (033) 394 6543 Fax :(033) 342 6097 Description: The station was built in 1892. It is a national monument built in three styles : classical , vernacular and Neo-Georgian ....
Port Authority Ocean Terminal Building ,Quayside,Port of Durban, 4001 Tel : (031) 361 8821 Fax :(031) 361 8835 Description: A Victorian, single storied warehouse with Cape Dutch characteristics with pilasters and cornices. Significant too, for its association with an early shipping agency and for its role in a prominent warehouse streets Cape group....
68/72 Point Road, Durban, 4001 Tel : () Fax :() Description: These are warehouse sheds of single storied type with pedimented gables. They are members of an important street cape in a vernacular style of the Union period. There are strong historical connections to the port....
78/80 Point Road, Durban, 4001 Tel : () Fax :() Description: There is a pair of Victorian gabled, two storied facades to the warehouse, with baroque revival characteristics. It was built for Chiazzari and Co. Interesting details are evident, such as key stoning and horizontal string courses....
Maritime Place, Durban, 4001 Tel : (031) 301 4787 Fax :(031) 305 1234 Description: This is a yacht clubhouse of the Union period in the international style, with a waterfront siting and townscape role with respect to Victoria Embankment....
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