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The Strand Arcade

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Address: 412-414 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9232 4199
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: Window shopping is elevated to a graceful art when walking through the...
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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Worth a visit even if you don't have shopping plans

The Strand Arcade, with its boutique shops and cafes & restaurants, is one of Sydney's oldest. Worth a look even if you don't plan on doing any shopping.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The Strand Arcade, with its boutique shops and cafes & restaurants, is one of Sydney's oldest. Worth a look even if you don't plan on doing any shopping.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

To be totally honest, I would more so visit here to stroll through rather than shop as per say as the building is simply a beautiful and visually pleasing arcade. Boutique shopping is of course the attraction however if you have a spare 5 minutes and just passing by, certainly take a wander through here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This photogenic old arcade runs between George Street and the Pitt Street Mall. There are retailers, small service businesses and eating places on several levels. Good offerings: handbags, accessories, hats, chocolates and coffee.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Worth a quick look. Not as grand as QVB (queen Victoria building) and as many shops or cafés. Still worth a quick look. Nice haigh's chocolate shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Smaller than the Queen Victoria building, but still stunning in art glass, ironwork and tiles. Also conveniently located in the central business district. Like the QVB, a must see. Just walk in and get captivated.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Strand Arcade is in the heart of the CBD and is easily accessible by bus, train and is walking distance from other major sites in Sydney CBD. Located along Pitt Street Mall it is place where you will find many high-end fashion and jewellery stores as well as cafes. It's also a very interesting building itself. Recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Gorgeous, glamours and historical building located right in the heart of the city :) offering some of the finest and the most expensive fashion designers stores :) worth to visit while you're in Sydney :) as to me, I would still preferred QVB over the Strand Arcade simply because QVB is more unique in terms of the building architectural :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A must-go-place in Sydney. It has very beautiful architecture as well as heaps of shops and cafes within the building. Definitely worth visiting, be it for shopping, dining or mere appreciation of its architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Right in the middle of the city so you will probably walk near it anyway, and well worth a walk through to see such a beautifully presented arcade. There are some interesting shops and cafes inside as well, lovely jewellery shops for window shopping and two good chocolate shops at either end.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A must do when in Sydney! Such a beautiful building with a lot of history. The arcade is full of many boutique shops as well as quirky coffee shops, that are worth to go to.

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