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Chinatown

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Chinatown

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Experience Sydney Harbour in a unique way: during a 30-minute wild ride on 'Thunder', a jet boat capable of slides, twists, wave riding, and fishtails. Enjoy some sightseeing between tricks with views of Luna Park, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, Rose Bay and other famous Harbour landmarks.
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Dimitris L wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia17,372 contributions57,018 helpful votes
Sydney's Chinatown has been an institution for almost as long as Sydney itself. However in more recent times the character of the area has changed somewhat. It is instantly recognisable as Chinatown due to the Chinese restaurants and various other shops, as well as street signs bearing Chinese, as well as English characters. But the atmosphere that used to be around the place seems to have gone, as we sadly discovered in a recent visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Manish K wrote a review Apr 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3,970 contributions237 helpful votes
I have visited the Chinese areas (or Chinatown, as they are called) in many cities around the world. It was with similar expectations that I visited the one in Sydney. Located at a short walk from the Darling Harbour, I expected it to be a bustling place of little treasures and small Chinese food outlets. What I saw, however, was that the vibe wasn't quite there. There were only a few such shops and there was next to no buzz nor feel about the place. Even the souvenir shops had less variety than the Paddy's Market next door. Somehow, it's not a place one needs to specifically take out time to visit in Sydney.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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rerp wrote a review Mar 2020
Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom261 contributions154 helpful votes
The market is not large but some of the stalls are interesting. We chose to eat there and portions were larger than normal. We chose an outside restaurant with Chinese customers, some restaurants appeared to cater for tourists only!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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peterR7947QB wrote a review Mar 2020
Gold Coast, Australia72 contributions15 helpful votes
It is always alive, with great food at every turn, and some great pub's... It has a mini HK feel about it.... Definitely worth sometime whenever in or about Sydney's CBD.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Bruce M wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia772 contributions365 helpful votes
Over the decades, China town seems to have shrunk in size, Andrew with that, lost a lot of its character. While there are still many of the Chinese restaurants that have been a Sydney institution, the modern market place on the upper level of the old Paddys Markets seems to be more lively...but lacks the character. There are very few traditional Chinese supermarkets to stroll through these days and marvel at the strange and weird ( at least to western eyes) foods that are so much a part of true Chinese cuisine. Having said that, it's still worth a visit and stroll around the couple of blocks that constitute Chinatown.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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