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Address: 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Paddy’s Markets in Chinatown Sydney is one of the iconic markets in Sydney. You can buy almost everything there, there is small electronic goods, fruits and vegetables, clothes... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Paddy’s Markets in Chinatown Sydney is one of the iconic markets in Sydney. You can buy almost everything there, there is small electronic goods, fruits and vegetables, clothes, costumes, shoes, fake handbags, phone cases and more. It’s an inexpensive place to find some cheap items you need like a last minute phone charger or a hairbrush that you can throw... More 

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Cairns, Queensland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Paddy's market is a place to buy cheap t-shirts, iPhone covers and cosmetic jewellery. It had some leather products (most looked cheap and mass produced) one lady made belts onsite. It also had nice looking fruit and veg. It was nothing special but if you are looking for Sydney or Australian trinkets and t-shirts you should go here.

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Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not a bad place to go shopping when you are passing time, can be very repetitive as so many of the same stalls isle after isle. People running the stalls were nice and friendly give good service.

Thank Anita A
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I bought a couple of souvenirs, and a new Carry On suitcase, which was very cheap. I did a little bargaining though. Lots of fresh Fruit and Veges and on the 2nd or 3rd level there are a number of Factory outlet clothes shops. and many eateries. A great place to visit for a change from the large shopping Centres.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Paddy`s Market is very beatiful, but so small. Is not a big Mall. Forget of this. Is better for foods.

Thank Domingo D
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Area is largely Chinese/Korean/Thai centric. Market is full of a wide variety of items. Haggling is possible. Fruit ans veggies are great and cheaper than super market prices. There is a supermarket upstairs. Def worth a morning here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for 'cheaper' Aussie/Sydney souvenirs. But this place offers a whole lot more. Great food court on level 3. And factory outlet shopping on level 2.

Thank Elmer N
Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Paddy's Market is conveniently located between Chinatown and Sydney Central and for a time and money conscious visitor, it is the best place to shop for souvenirs. The ones sold here are made in China, Thailand or elsewhere, and are a lot cheaper than other locations. One can easily spend around 2-3 hours here. However, the lighting inside the market... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need or want some inexpensive souvenirs, this is the place to go. Don't expect anything unique. This is the place to buy T-shirts, key chains, etc. Worth an hour of your time.

Thank Jody P
Hawera, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible, crowded doesn't begin to describe this place. The toilets wouldn't flush, some of the food stalls didn't have eftpos and the number of elderly Asian women who ignore a queue and go straight to the front left me wondering if this a cultural norm?? Paddys Market was overrated and a dirty excuse for a mall

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Staying in Chinatown

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Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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