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Paddy's Market

Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #15 of 64 shopping in Sydney
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

everything you could want, food, clothes, toys, gifts, memorabilia, cultures, great security, close to all transport, kool atmosphere, very central

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Perth, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I must say that I spent less than an hour at this huge market. It was no different from most markets in Asia where you will get the usual suspects of imitation football jerseys, cheap make-up stuff, little mobile phone covers, belts and a lot of stalls selling the same stuff (we did buy a leather belt for $25, more... More

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Forster
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Another very popular shopping market place in Sydney, just a short walk from Central Railway Station and 'Chinatown'. There are all manner of stalls here, selling everything from 'Australian' souvenirs to handbags, wallets, all types of shirts and hats. There are fruit/vegetable and fish markets. Also there is another section with more up-market goods (shirts, dresses, mobile phones, electronics, etc)... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a dive Paddy's markets has become. The same old cheap, unimaginative baubles at every second stall - it felt more like a Sam's Warehouse than an urban market. We definitely won't be going back.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good place to pick up some inexpensive souvenirs for family and friends. Much duplication of merchandise, and most goods made in China, but again can pick up cheaper gifts compared to souvenir shops on George St. If looking for authentic Australian made products, go to the Sat. markets at Paddington or The Rocks.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A must if you are staying in Sydney, something for every one evan locals! as well as dry goods they have a fruit section plus seafood although if you want good old fish and chips The Fish Market is well worth a visit .China town is close by and if its Chinese food you want you cant beat it Friday... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Takes about two hours to complete. I found some gems besides all the touristy stuff. Pure essential oils were reasonably priced and the fruit and vegetable market had some real good deals too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very busy market, but so much of the same so many identical stalls hard to get around as you are never sure where you have been. most prices are similiar give or take a dollar. The mono rail has been taken down but there is a free bus.

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Melbourne, Australia
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103 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Paddy's Market is a fantastic place to shop or just visit. The building is very old and has a lot of character on the outside and in the stalls, The fruit & vegetables are reasonably priced and their are a lot of souvenir stalls, clothing stalls et cetera. I really loved the spice shop. The stalls are all under cover... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you need to buy some magnets, boomerangs, hats, t-shirts etc for relatives and colleagues back home, this is the place! Prices are very cheap compared to elsewhere. Note they are close on Mondays and Tuesdays, unless it's a public holiday.

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