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“Great shopping.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Strand Arcade

The Strand Arcade
412-414 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
02 9232 4199
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Sydney Chocolate Tour
Ranked #4 of 88 Shopping in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Window shopping is elevated to a graceful art when walking through the floors of the Strand Arcade, a Victorian shopping center established in 1891.
Birkdale Australia
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“Great shopping.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

My favourite shopping place, the architecture, shopa and lunch venues are all great. A coffee in the morning and you are ready to explore!

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Exeter, NSW, Australia
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“Shop in Historical Style”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

This place is gorgeous. An historical building but full of lovely and different shops. The chocolate shops are especially good. You have to stop for a sample or a hot chocolate!

Visited September 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“A Beautiful Arcade, an Icon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Stroll through this lovely arcade, look at the quaint shops, enjoy a coffee and people watch. This is a more expensive arcade, but it is just beautiful. Go up onto the higher levels of the arcade and explore, look down over the banister at the top. It's a break from the hustle & bustle of the streets outside. A relaxing place to enjoy.

Visited October 2012
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Kiama, Australia
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“The Strand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This arcade is a favourite and we visit it almost every time we are in Sydney. The Nut Shop in particular is good. It is old world charm and the eateries are good.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“It's not Milan's Galleria, but has its own "je ne sais quoi"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

It's a fin-de-siecle, Galleria-style building filled with boutiques, chic tea rooms, bespoke outfitters (for ladies AND gentlemen) and connects the Pitt Street Mall to bustling George Streert. It's an oasis of gentility in the very throbbing heart of the city.

Visited July 2012
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