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Victoria Memorial Hall
Fascinating history and culture. Enjoyed walking in the gardens after looking at the artwork. The paintings are beautiful but I couldn't take any photos because photography is not allowed inside the building. I thought that the ticket price was worth it for this attraction.
Posted on 03/2/2012 by Karla Wilson
The walking tours are amazing and because they are available all year round it was easy to fit a tour into our schedule. We saw so many sites, that were not mentioned in any guidebook, and it was interesting to see the city through a local's eyes. Our guide knew a lot about the city's history and the people who live there. I recommend going in the morning because the city becomes hot and crowded later on in the day.
Posted on 08/11/2011 by Catherine Dinkelman
Re. Mother Theresa's Home
While you are at Mother Theresa's Home you can also went go for a walk around the monastery, which offers an escape from the busy city.
Posted on 11/7/2011 by Catherine Smith
Mother Theresa's Home
My visit to Mother Theresa's Home was moving and I got to read more about her life, as well as visit her tomb. I spent 45 minutes there before going to a nearby restaurant for lunch. Don't forget that the home is closed on Thursdays.
Posted on 09/7/2011 by Jane Wardell
Victoria Memorial Garden Musical Fountain
Our children loved the musical fountain show and entrance was free so it was a great bonus after a day of paying for the family to enter different sites. The show starts around 7pm and make sure that you get there a bit early to get a good spot. For 15 minutes we watched the cascading water lit by different colours and choreographed to music.
Posted on 07/2/2009 by Karl Coetzee