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The Strand Arcade

412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9265 6800
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A Must See

What a nice little piece of history and iconic culture. Great place for shops of all price ranges... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Q1135GJab
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Gold Coast, Australia
Excellent

Amazing building inside out. It is a historical building with so much detail to see. I am and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
David E
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What Makes It Special
Window shopping is elevated to a graceful art when walking through the floors of the Strand Arcade, a Victorian shopping center established in 1891.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 9265 6800
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"pitt street mall"
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"queen victoria building"
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"victorian style"
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"step back in time"
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"shops and cafes"
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"window shopping"
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"architectural features"
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"beautiful building"
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"worth a visit"
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"chocolate shop"
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"great shopping"
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"hifi"
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"shoes"
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

What a nice little piece of history and iconic culture. Great place for shops of all price ranges, lots of options for a coffee or snack and just a nice vibe.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Amazing building inside out. It is a historical building with so much detail to see. I am and architect and when I visited this building I just fell in love with the details and beauty. I would say this place is a must see.

Thank David E
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is the oldest arcade in Sydney and is a fine example of a late Victorian shopping arcade with lots of small shops that look almost unchanged from that era. So there is a barbers shop and other old fashioned shops as well that have...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Staying at Barangaroo. Nice late morning stroll to St Martin Place, Pitt Street etc. The Strand Arcade is a must visit quaint local & tourist location. Beautiful building with atrium & lively small shop on a few levels. Recommend grabbing a coffee/tea, find a table...More

Thank Mags Y
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A friend from Sydney recommended going here while we were in the city. It is a smallish but wonderfully quaint, old fashioned arcade. Lots of very different little shops in here - we found The Nut Shop! It is a treasure trove of nuts, chocolate...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The building is beautiful and houses very quaint shops & cafes -the arcade itself is beautiful . A must visit in Sydney

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to eat and have an excellent choice of places to try then go here. It's on the lower ground floor. Enter from Pitt st mall, entrance about 50m from Market st on the left. Enjoy.

Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

It's a surprise to see such a quaint place at the business centre of Sydney. Despite of the crowd outside, the arcade is quiet and elegant. The lift is also very interesting.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

One of the many arcades in Australia. Absolutely worth walking through if you happend to be nearby. Arcade isn’t that big.

Thank PetriKoo
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Visiting this arcade is like walking back in time to the turn of the previous century. he shops are quaint but workable, and the Haigh's Chocolate shop at one end is especially worth a visit.

Thank Michael M
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