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Paddy's Market

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Address: 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 92888900
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Typical market

Typical tourist market when you get hassled to buy Australian souvenirs (that are made in china, lol) but it was fun to have a wonder through and get a couplenof cheap take home... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was on our list just for an hour or so and what fun it was. So many stalls, so much cheap goods, what a great place to get some cheap souvenirs if that is what you wanted. I picked up two pairs of prescription glasses for $5 each (I had sat on mine). Hotel lobbies and tourist information have... More 

Thank stevesmith10
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Typical tourist market when you get hassled to buy Australian souvenirs (that are made in china, lol) but it was fun to have a wonder through and get a couplenof cheap take home presents. But done one, Done them all kinda place.

Thank arrong504
Jersey, Channel Islands
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443 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lots of stalls mostly selling cheap end tat and souvenirs. OK for a quick walk through but with the benefit of hindsight would not go out of my way to visit.

Thank Jerseybean26
Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank God we got situated near the Haymarket Area as it offers everything! For a tourist for our daily needs, hopping to Haymarket is the best. There you will find almost everything that you need especially since Paddys Market is located here. Haymarket depending on your location well at least for me is at the back of the Darling Harbour... More 

Thank VinciMom
Kajang, Malaysia
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute shopping and you have limited petty cash, come to this market. I found handful of budget souvenirs here to take home. Accessible by Tram or just 15 minutes walk from Central Station.

Thank Shaharum A
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had the most beautyful meals at the food court and look at the clothing stalls I love skirts and have plenty nearley all bought at a bargain price . but take your time and enjoy

Thank metke
Campbelltown, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I get hauled in it says $17 bux neck shoulder back I sit in chair for two mins n get massage just prodded really then Go lay down she says I do n she says hey u r very tense I do neck back shoulder n leg n feet for $50 n I say sorry got $25 only Now... More 

Thank rachael b
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this market expecting it to be similar to our experience at the Victoria Market in Melbourne, however we were disappointed. The good are repetitive between stalls with no variety, the stalls are very small so there is inadequate room to move around if you are wanting to look at the goods and I got sick of "hey... More 

Thank Barb L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Paddy's Market on the last day of our 4 day visit. Thank goodness we did not forego something worthwhile. There are booths of low budget souvenirs and knockoffs of name brand merchandise. A disappointment as I have been to much better flea markets.

Thank Sherry A
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot of variety at Paddy's markets. It's in a great location, right beside Darling Harbour, Chinatown and under Market City, where there are direct factory outlets. Check out the times it's open, because it's not open every day. It's not the biggest marketplace you'll see, but there's a lot going on, and there are good prices. It's more... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.