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Paddy's Market

Address: 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #139 of 613 things to do in Sydney
Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Azle, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We discovered Paddy's Market while walking around the area close to our hotel. There were all kinds of vendors in small stalls selling everything from souvenirs of all types, to shoes, clothing, spices and nuts. Everything seemed to be at very reasonable prices, at least the types of items we were looking for and most of the vendors accepted credit... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

If you are in the Opera house area, this is "the" place to go for your souvenirs shopping. It also has some other shops for nuts, vegetables, spices, etc. We took a water taxi from Opera house to Darling Harbor for $15 per person, its about 10 minutes walk from there.

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Tamworth, Australia
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278 reviews 278 reviews
115 attraction reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This place is perfect for buying cheap replica souvenirs, as most of the Paddy's Market store owners are Chinese, the deals are true. Hand phone covers, mobile accessories, nuts, samurai swords, hats, clothes, classic souvenirs, junks, all at the lowest price available. Do try to bargain for the best price, a dollar save is money save which can be used... More 

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CALIFORNIA
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136 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We walked through a little of Paddy's but it was overwhelming. Lots of cheap things and much of it junk. But, if you are looking for cheap souvenirs then this is the place. I head the Food Court is good but we didn't go there. It is worth a visit if you are in the Chinatown area.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Paddy's Market is a perfct place for buying souvenirs, which you can find here really cheap. It's a nice mixture of cultures here and the food court offers various types of meals. I recommend also veg and fish market. I will definitely return back!

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Minnesota
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were told by a local that we must check out Paddy's. It is a HUGE warehouse like building with tons of vendors, each in individual back-to-back booths and free to get in. They were selling all kinds of items at very cheap prices! There was a section selling fruits, vegetables and nuts. There were people selling Australian themed t-shirts,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I loved going to Paddy's Market as it was just across the road from the hotel. I could carry all of my bags.

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Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The actual markets are rubbish! Row upon row of the same, poor quality chinese bargain shop type stuff. Tacky "Australian" souvenirs made in China. Knock off clothing. Give it a huge miss. I'm sure the fruit and vegies would be better but it was a waste of time. The stall holders doing the Chinese massage bordered on scary. They are... More 

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Margaret River, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It is Huge inside and a real eye opener but after a couple of rows you get to see the stuff is pretty much the same, I got a couple of nice T Shirts at good prices, upstairs they have some factory outlet stores and on 3rd floor a great food hall with excellent choice and prices. At the end... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Take your bags as you will find many bargains in this great market. So many different stalls and so much to choose from. Right in the cbd and easy to get to.

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