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Paddy's Market

Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #18 of 78 Shopping in Sydney
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Brisbane, Australia
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276 reviews 276 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

I wouldn't exactly rave on about this attraction for shopping but the market down stairs is worth checking out. Reminds me of the markets in Ho Chi Minh city a little. A very busy market is located downstairs with the regular shopping retail outlets above. It's pretty diverse and quite cheap overall (the shopping area is more like a DFO).... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

A typical market good for a kill time stroll if you have no other place to go. Not many things you can find to buy over here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Having heard all about this place I was expecting something like the grand bazaar in Istanbul. How wrong you can be!!! Row after row of stalls all selling the same stuff - fine for t shirts, phone cases and cheap Australian souvenirs (almost certainly not made in Australia). The prices were ok but the choice was nowhere near what you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Just like my heading says it's such a boring market with the sam items in every aisle & then there's the massage stall where they stand there & tell you you look tired to try get you to have a massage. Honestly that should be stopped it's very offensive. I came here once & I won't come back again.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The best place to buy a souvenirs. They even have a fruit and wet markets. Ground floor - T Shirts - Keychain - Fridge magnet - all kind of souvenirs - Fruit and wet markets First floor - food court - street fashion store Second floor - Factory outlet stores (offers up too 70%)

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Paddys Markets a few times, and they're are many great deals. iPhone Cases - $5 to $20. And good quality. Australian souvenirs - also cheap and great quality. Clothes. Fresh Foods. Onsies. Merchandise. Jewellery. Souvenirs. Phone Accserories. And more!! Close to hotels and across from the Entertainment Centre. You can spend hours shopping around in Paddys markets!!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It's like an Asian market rather than Australian...a lot of Fillipinos, Indonesian, Turkish and Malaysian here...souvenirs were really cheap here...really recommended Uncle Suad's place, you can get a bargain there...

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Richmond, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have been to alot of markets and this was only okay for cheap souvenirs. Don't go anywhere else in the city as they will be 2-3times more. If you need family and friends and kid friendly things. This is the place to go. We got pens, pencils for 1-2 Aus dollars and I don't really care for opals and... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Paddy's Market, near Chinatown is worth just one visit. Frankly I would only suggest it for a rainy day when you had nothing else to do. There are hundreds of stalls and many are repeats. Little choice. Sure the prices are cheap but so is the quality. The fresh vegie section is good as are the two fish outlets. The... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very disappointing,to many stalls that sell the same thing,every aisle had the same thing and I hated that the stall owners were begging you to have a look or buy from them,we were even manhandled and followed by a person who wanted to give us a massage and who would not take no for an answer.

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