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Paddy's Market

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Go to spot for cheap souvenirs in Sydney

Paddy's Markets is a large indoor market great for buying cheap Australian souvenirs. The markets... read more

Reviewed today
Wollongong, Australia
Don't miss the Australian sheepskins for sale here

My only regret upon visiting Paddy's Market was that I choked when deciding whether or not to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cynthia-Val C
Chicago, Illinois
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From produce to fast fashion to trinkets and souvenirs, Paddy's has it all. Located near Chinatown, the indoor markets typically have inexpensive prices and goods from Asia. Open Wednesday to Sunday.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia | Corner of Thomas Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed today

Paddy's Markets is a large indoor market great for buying cheap Australian souvenirs. The markets are located on the ground level of the Market City shopping center and nearby China Town.You will also find clothes, gadgets, fresh produce, hot food, jewellery, cosmetics and much more....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jarydabela
Reviewed yesterday

Paddy's Market is like an indoor flea market which sells almost everything and anything. It was open on Good Friday when 90% of Shopping malls and shops were closed. Souvenirs sold here are generally cheap and negotiable. If you do drive, there is limited street...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank farianatravels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

About 6 years ago I went to the Patty’s markets and remembered it being this huge amazing markets with all sorts of stalls! I was sadly disappointed when I went recently. Everything just seemed so repetitive, like you’d see the same type of stalls over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 728belindag
Reviewed 6 days ago

My only regret upon visiting Paddy's Market was that I choked when deciding whether or not to purchase a sheepskin. I didn't, and now wish I did. In the market, you will find an abundance of Australian-themed souvenirs and handicrafts. It is a tourist's paradise,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia-Val C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend who has just moved here from W.A. and he was overwhelmed at the size of it. So many rows of stalls with so much to see. It was quite a day lol it has so much to offer from kids stuff to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank butterflyrose12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been to Paddy’s in over 30 years so when friend was In Town and we were staying close by thought I’d give it a looksie. Same old stuff as 30 years ago! But if you are looking for Australian souvenirs or cheap Sydney t...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Massagesue
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Paddy's Market in April 2019. It had endless stalls selling souvenirs and other merchandise. I bought three Australia T-shirts. I walked to Paddy's Market from the Chinese Garden of Friendship. It is definitely enjoyable to walk through here and do some souvenir shopping....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many choices of souvenirs for your family or friends which could not break your wallet..haha.. If you buy many kind of souvenirs, they could give you lower price or just an extra stuff for free. Like it :)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dcherawati
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not like Queen Vic market, this market combine the food section with the goods in one building. Not that mixed, the food section still got their own portion but not as big as QV market. Souvenir , hat, t-shirt, handmade soap are tons here. Same...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank barelydevi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the go-to place for souvenirs. From baseball caps, T-shirts, stuffed koalas and kangaroos, spoons, keychains, pens, shot glasses, boomerangs to accessories, they have it here! What sells at the gift shops of attractions at AUD19.95, you can get at Paddy's Market for AUD9.95....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank AgieI
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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
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April 28, 2019|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
A few stalls might have EFTPOS, but mainly it is cash.
October 24, 2018|
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Response from JazznBlues2018 | Reviewed this property |
Usually fixed prices except if you’re buying a couple of items from the same stall holder.
Jan H
July 1, 2018|
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Response from tengm26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are cheap, $49 for a large 360 degree rotation type. Quality is passable, need to check the sewing work thoroughly. I have bought one there last month to take extra souvenirs back to my country. Will be bringing it... More