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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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great place to pick up a good buy

I was a bit disappointed this time at the markets only because many stalls replicated others, many sold the same stuff. So if you took out all the ones that were selling the same... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Coopernook, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Paddys markets is a great day out for the whole family, lots to see and buy and at affordable prices. Plenty to eat and i love the fruit and veg section also, its good to take a granny trolley with wheels because you do end up buying more than you expected.

Thank Sheza N
Coopernook, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a bit disappointed this time at the markets only because many stalls replicated others, many sold the same stuff. So if you took out all the ones that were selling the same things the market would have been less than half the size. Compared to Queen Vic markets in Melbourne it does not come close. I know it... More 

Thank shezant
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great market for cheep stuff. Same souvenirs as other shops in the CBD, but nearly half the price. Otherwise mainly bags, cell phone covers etc.

Thank Ingela1966
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can get some really good deals here, but the quality is low at best. It's a good place to grab some cheap souvenirs before heading home but that's about it.

Thank Catherine H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They had many things from clothing, handbags, jewellery, covers for phones, wigs, sunglasses etc. Most of the stall holders were nice there were some pushy ones and my boys were checking out the cheap toys and was yelled at and told not to touch. I told them don't spend your money there. They are 8 and 9 years old and... More 

Thank Toni B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This flea market provides lot of stuffs, cloths, souvenirs, vegies, etc. Only thing you need is negotiation to get a good price.

Thank scalopages
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Paddys market near Chinatown and Darling harbour.if you stay in Darling harbour,just walk along pedestrian near Imax ,and walk until you find Novotel Rockfort..and then turn right..about 100 meters..you can see Paddys market.if you go by lightrail,there is paddys market/ chinatown just in front of Paddys. The market opens from 10 till 6 pm...and many Australia souvenirs,shirts here..

Thank chrysantha
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are some really great stalls at the markets with some really interesting products. Some stall holders are way to pushy and need to back off. More and more stallholders are embracing Eftpos. We had a lovely day and brought some great products. If you are hungry there is a food hall upstairs and the light rail at the door.

Thank MichaelandTherese
San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting to see a larger selection of items here or get a better price on souvenirs and cell phone accessories. Most of the mobile vendors are actually the same and they talk on walkie talkie to each other in case you decide to shop around after they tell you a price to make sure the rest of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well priced, prolly the cheapest place to buy all the basic mainstream kangaroo koala stuff. Also, infinity of stalls so is guaranteed that variety is huge.

Thank José Francisco M

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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.