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The Strand Arcade

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Lovely olde worlde arcade

The Strand Arcade has been a style setter for many years with a range of goods from artisans to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2011
Sydney, Australia
Lovely Architecture

There is something of an old style elegance to The Strand, a place I was pleasantly surprised to... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2011
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9265 6800
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Reviewed 2 December 2011

The Strand Arcade has been a style setter for many years with a range of goods from artisans to tempt you. Coffee shops, antique and modern jewellery, chocolates, clothes and high end fashion designers all work well side by side in this popular Arcade that...More

1  Thank DougoOz
Reviewed 26 November 2011

There is something of an old style elegance to The Strand, a place I was pleasantly surprised to find while traversing the city one day. In fact, I frequently use it as a pass through from the Pitt St. Mall to George Street for convenience...More

Thank ama658
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Amidst all of the chaos of the shopping on Pitt Street, this famous old shopping arcade offers a refreshing change. It's beautiful, architecturally cool, and full of some unique (if expensive) stores and a couple of cafes. Worth a stroll for the architecture, if nothing...More

Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 2 October 2011

The Strand Arcade is one of the many reasons that I love Sydney! The Strand enchants me. I love the Victorian ambience. Even if not shopping, the elegant stores are a feast for the eyes. I especially love Strand Espresso. It is a wonderful and...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Just a block or so down from the more famous Queen Victoria Building, this little gem was much more to my liking. The QVB was filled with brand names such as Calvin Klein, Nine West and Coach, which I can find nearly anywhere I go....More

6  Thank nataliegoes
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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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