Tourism, Accommodation and Historical Attractions in Natal, South Africa

The Natal Coast

The Natal North Coast

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Stanger, now called kwaDukuza is where Shaka once had his Royal kraal. There is a large sugar mill near the town.

Stanger (kwaDukuza)

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Monument to Shaka - Stanger It was here that Shaka built his last capital called kwaDukuza - 'the place of the lost person' because of its size - and it was here that he was murdered by his half brother Dingane in 1828 and his body thrown into a grain pit.



The town of Stanger has now been renamed kwaDukuza and stands on the site of the Royal Kraal. There is a small memorial to Shaka in the town centre. Stanger is a cane growing centre and a bustling town.

The Stanger and North Coast Museum houses a great variety of historical items and information on King Shaka, the sugar industry and local history.

Directions to historical sites associated with King Shaka may be obtained at the museum.



   
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