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Address: 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Nsw, 2000, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 92888900
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Love the shop upside the Paddy Market the quality is better. There are so many shops downstairs so many things to see and buy. be prepare to buy a new luggage there as it is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the shop upside the Paddy Market the quality is better. There are so many shops downstairs so many things to see and buy. be prepare to buy a new luggage there as it is really cheap best thing to throw in all your shopping stuff and need not carry so many bags

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What fun we had poking around Paddy's Markets. Lots of bits and pieces to browse through. Something for everyone.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped in to Paddys while walking around Sydney on a recent visit. There is not much that you can't get here. But it's all the same and nothing really stands out. If your after cheap knock offs, Cheap gifts and souvenirs then this is your place. Well worth a walk around if you are passing. Or if your are... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for cheap souvenirs and clothes. Fresh food looked good. Would recommend to visit if you are going to Market City but would not go out of my way to go come here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up going two times to get souvenirs. It is a giant flea market with cheap souvenirs and all kinds of other stuff. If you need something to take home this is a great place to get it. It worked for us because we had a rainy day to kill some time and we ended up stopping back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to visit markets like this when we're traveling - you get a sense of the locals, you see fruits and vegetables that differ from what you have at home, and if you're lucky, you find a deal or two. There's a lot of junk here - imported, cheaply made, duplicated from stall to stall. There are some really... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love strolling around the markets... Paddy's has such variety with lots of stalls and some wonderful produce. We particularly love checking out the fresh fruit and veg. Always bringing home a big basket of yummy goodness.

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for cheap shopping with the market on the ground floor. The 1st floor has plenty of shopping outlets with cheap clothes and shoes and the 2nd floor has a large eating area with a range of Cantonese food. Easy to get to from Central railway station using the light rail and certainly within walking distance of all other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The paddys market is just alongside the shopping mall that is opposite the main entrance into Chinatown. This is a large market with a variety of stalls many with souvineers to take home but also quite a few clothes stalls and bags suitcases etc my daughter got a lovely "Karen corr" bag that was a fake but very good with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Paddy's market both times we have visited Sydney it is perfect for souvenirs and presents for home. There are a lot of phone cover and bag stalls but it you want items cheap this is the place. Yes some of the stuff is tat but you can find a few good stalls if you look around... More 

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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.