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The Strand Arcade

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Beautiful historic arcade

Well worth visiting in Sydney CBD. Plenty of interesting shops and good places for coffee or a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
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Melbourne, Australia
A classic of sydney

If you are looking for one of the very few left building in the city of sydney This is the place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mje0250
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Sydney, Australia
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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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412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth visiting in Sydney CBD. Plenty of interesting shops and good places for coffee or a snack. Popular with tourists and local workers

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for one of the very few left building in the city of sydney This is the place 3 stories of shops beautiful windows Great shops off all kind Can be somewhat expensive

Thank mje0250
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to The Strand Arcade, very accessible via Bus and Train, and it's also 15 minutes walk to Queen Victoria Building (south), and Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge... and also, it you like Victorian Era style, this is a perfect...More

Thank Deffy K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Perfect setting for coffee, breakfast, brunch. Great coffee & food in the glorious Strand. Old world charm with modern cuisine.

Thank suemic66
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the strand a few times throughout my short stay in Sydney CBD - shopping, dinning, brunching. Love the old world charm with beautiful shops. If you like fossicking around and charming architecture you will love this place.

Thank asmicallef1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were taken back by the oldworld charm and intricacies of the inlaid tile and handmade wooden staircases. It was like entering a shopping district of a finer time in history. Some of the shops were old world themed especially custom shoemaker, a shoeshine bench...More

Thank Newtown_PaShopper
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This shopping arcade was apparently one of the first Victorian buildings to be built in Sydney and was opened in 1892 and houses designer outlets and speciality shops. Looking at the building, especially the shop frontages, it’s hard to imagine that it has suffered two...More

1  Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 20 July 2018

A lovely old arcade , it is such a contrast to the nearby Westfield Mall. This is beautiful classy and sedate with a range of wonderful boutiques, stores and coffee places - runs between Pitt and George, near King street

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The Strand is a beautiful old arcade from a century ago and still is a functional, practical and interesting place to shop all these years later. A really small, clean and well organized boutique shop could do well here. Tourists enjoy this place and I...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Similar era and architectural detail as then Queen Victoria Building, this arcade does not disappoint either. They sure knew how to build back in the day, and the high end shopping is fitting of the spectacular building that is the Strand.

Thank Margherita_Lover
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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