Vasco Da Gama Monument

Along what’s now Margaret Mncadi Avenue (formerly Victoria Embankment) is a ironwork monument that was presented by the Portuguese community in 1898 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Vasco Da Gama’s arrival off the coast of Natal. Initially installed in Mahatma Ghandi Drive (Point Road) it was moved to it’s present location on the grass almost opposite “John Ross House”.

Da Gama Monument in Durban, South Africa.