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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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It all depends on what you want..

Great convenient area to stay, not as expensive to stay compared to Darling Harbour, but if you want go to the main centre of Sydney, only minutes away on the train. If you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Great convenient area to stay, not as expensive to stay compared to Darling Harbour, but if you want go to the main centre of Sydney, only minutes away on the train. If you are young and looking to party hard, then go and stay at Kings Cross. If you are looking to stay for a bit of sight seeing and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Inspite of being such a busy area, it is also extremely pretty. There is a paved park with benches, where they hold a farmer's market on the weekends. Every evening, you see a whole flock of Ibis coming to roost. They are so unafraid that they even walk in the middle of the street, picking up bits and pieces. They... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

After reading mixed reviews and not great things about the night time we decided to explore this are of Sydney in the morning!! We were here just after 9am. The area was a lot better than we expected. Lots of cheaper shops than downtown and plenty of decent looking places to go for breakfast. It was very quiet during the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kings Cross seems to be more infamous than popular, making it a must-see for many party seeking young backpackers or rebelling youth, hoping to mingle with the energy of a quintessentially Australian underworld. In reality, despite its convenient location, this area has little to offer during the day except a subtle "hung-over" vibe, and at night it can be downright... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This area is an eclectic mix of lots of things - good and bad - sydney style. There are countless dodgy and not so dodgy eateries, as well as places that are safer and places that are not so safe. Keep your wits about you. A must-do if it's your first time to sydney. But do keep your wits about... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Visited Kings Cross recently. I was reminded of all the reasons why this is not a safe area - unless you are in a group. It comes alive at night time - with night clubs, drunk clubbers, and seedy bars, etc. If you are not a local, I would not visit this area unless you need to for some reason.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Kings Cross is awesome. If you are there to party and have a good time it's the place to be. There are tons of bars and clubs with people everywhere. Even late night the party scene still goes strong. We went out there a few times. The weekend was of course packed, but even Sunday night was good. If you're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had to visit Kings Cross when we were in Sydney. Soo much going on, people everywhere. Tons of bars at night - pretty much party central!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Kings Cross district is an old & historical neighbourhood in Sydney. It is now probably best known for it's nightlife. Adult entertainment abounds here - if that is your sort of thing. Worth a visit.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great food great service and a great price family run cafe if froth can't belive how quick the son cooks the food ,if you go to kings cross eat here

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