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Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

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Central Business District
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Address: 455 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9265 6869
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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US$ 290.98*
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Private: Historical Sightseeing Walking Tour of Sydney
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Beautiful renovation

This place has gone through a beautiful restoration and now currently houses many shops and places to eat.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lees Summit, Mo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has gone through a beautiful restoration and now currently houses many shops and places to eat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Queen Victoria Building is an amazing historic building filled with what I would consider high-end retail shops and cafe's. It was right across the street from where we stayed (Hilton Sydney) so in that respect it was very convenient to get to. We did not really intend to buy much but it is a beautiful building just to walk... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not being from Sydney I think I appreciate the QVB more than a local. The histroy behind the building is amazing. Most of the shops inside that aren't a chain store are really interesting. Just a nice building to wander through.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Now is the time to visit the QVB and marvel at the lush Christmas decorations in the building proper and put up within each shop. Gold, silver, crystal decorations and it's free to view.

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Thank BelC0001
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for drink but inside found lots of beautiful shops. Amazing Ugg store with a good offer on and staff very helpful. Toilets were very smelly and that was a shock for such a beautiful place. Overall great place to shop

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice architecture here. Went walking through here to see the tree and Christmas decor. Large 4 story tall tree inside. Santa was here available for pictures.lots of shops. This was a nice building to see even if you are nit shopping.

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Clifton Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There really is 'something for everyone' when it comes to shopping and eating here. The top levels are really special when it comes to things to look at, especially at Christmas time. The clock is amazing and right now so is the Christmas tree. Lots of people taking photos in front of both of those. Expensive shops at the top,... More 

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Thank Andeetee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This shopping mall has been reviewed positively by trip advisor and other media. Purposely came here to have a look. First the building is really vintage (can see my attached photo) Second there are many branded shops and local stuff which u can shop around. Tip: most of the days it closes at 6 pm while weekend may close at... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

beautiful old building with lots of history, great shopping and places to eat, take your time exploring each level and stop for a drink or coffee, and the chocolate shop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One gets a feel for history and the British influence when walking through and visiting the various small shops in this beautiful building.

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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