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Paddy's Market

9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #17 of 84 Shopping in Sydney
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

If you're looking for clothes, trinkets, cheap mobile phone accesories, or fruit and vegetables: this is your place. It is full of tourists and you may be ripped off. Be mindful of pickpockets.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The place is not nice, tons of people come and go, it smells and sometimes you can even run into roaches, but it does have amazing souvenirs and for incredibly low prices (for Sydney standards..). If you can take the smell and bumping into strangers you'll discover great options for gifts! From a leaf made photo album with the opera... More 

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Sacramento, Ca
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was like shopping in an open air market while indoors. We came in their summer so it was really hot, but since we were indoors it was quite nice. They not only had regular merchandise, but they also had grocery items as well.

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Wood Dale, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Interesting Place, typical tourist souvenirs shopping. A lot of repeat shops. There is a fruit market and we did buy some fruit. Husband had fun bargaining with the owners for good price. Up stairs are the more trendy shops and food court. Mostly Asian foods. We did share one of their many $8.90 specials and it was filling for both... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I'm trying to find something positive to say but I'm struggling. If you are looking for a kangaroo scrotum bottle opener, tacky souvenirs, bad wigs, strange see through lingerie, imitation artwork, leather goods, knock off watches or glittery jewellery then you'll like Paddy's market as the stalls all sell the same things. If you have walked down one row, you... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The markets were not exactly what I was expecting but it was an interesting experience. For some reason I expected a lot more handcrafted items.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved poking around all the stalls good way to fill in a morning. Everything you want under one roof

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I live in Sydney and visit Paddy’s market anytime I need a souvenir type gift. I wouldn’t recommend going there for much else. A few things to watch out for, some of the more unscrupulous venders will try to rip you off. I have noticed that this happens quite a bit in the fruit and veg section but also in... More 

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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

While my hubby went to work...i explored the chinatown & found Paddy's Market. Loads of interesting souvenirs to take home. The prices are the cheapest around Sdyney. From T-Shirt, coral pendant, mugs & even toileterries items. I can spend half day here by myself...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I remember how Paddy’s Market used to be - vibrant and interesting with a lot of stall variety. I planned to spend the entire day here, but lasted less than 20 minutes. I was so disappointed. Every aisle was the same as the aisle before. There was no variety. The majority of stalls were mass produced souvenirs, ugg boots, wigs,... More 

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