Durban is the 3rd largest as well as it is regarded are the friendliest South African city. It is famous for its Golden mile which is a series of beautiful sun kissed beaches that are always full of Surfers, swimmers and scuba divers. The plus point about the beaches is that they are shark free. Located very near the beach is the Durban promenade, where one can find many hotels, shops, pubs, restaurants and the Marine World Aquarium. This city is a home to the Indian community. The Victoria Indian Street Market is famous area and near it one can find temples, mosques, restaurants, exotic shops and cafes. It takes only 2 ½ hours by flight from Cape Town to reach this city. The local mode of transportation is buses, hired taxis and trains. This city has a sub tropical climate and one can visit this place any time of the year.
Places to see
This KwaZulu–Natal metropolis is known for its beautiful beaches as well as for its multi cultural population. The best places one can visit in this city are:
• The Umgeni River Bird Park is worth visiting is around 7.5 km short trip and it is located near the city center. It is surrounded by beautiful green trees and it is a home to the owls, vultures, cranes, storks and hornbills as well as to other colorful creatures.
• The Moses Mabhida Stadium was a host to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and it is located near the city.
• The Durban City Hall is the most famous colonial landmark in this city. It is built in a true Edwardian style in the beginning of the 20th century and it depicts the modern South African culture.