Afghan Herbalists & Cameleers of SW Adelaide

A talk followed by a comfortable walk along quaint streets identifying significant Afghan residences, heritage sites, including the ex-shop of the most famous herbalist Mahomet Allum, Afghan herbalist's rooms, their proximity to Adelaide's Central Market, to Adelaide's first permanent mosque and to the Afghan section at the West Terrace Cemetery reflecting significant personalities and their achievements. A talk, with herbs and photo display, in the SW Community Centre reveals why the Afghan Cameleer community developed in SW Adelaide, relives their lives, notes significant members and herbalists, what overseas and local ingredients were used and their significance to Australians.

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Event Details

Venue information

  • Bookings required

Event type

Guided Tour

Dates and times

Sat 12 May, 10am (3 hrs)

Venue or tour starting point *

South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt St, Adelaide


Per Person: $47.00


Bookings essential


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