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Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

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Address: 455 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9265 6869
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A beautiful heritage building in Sydney

One of the most beautiful heritage buildings in Sydney CBD, the QVB houses some of the finest fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, housewares, cafes and restaurants. This place is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Bangkok, Thailand
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

One of the most beautiful heritage buildings in Sydney CBD, the QVB houses some of the finest fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, housewares, cafes and restaurants. This place is definitely one of the city's most prestigious shopping centres, in my opinion. During the Christmas period, there is a giant Christmas tree located in the centre of the building. Decorated with the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We found the shopping very good had a great buzz,they have very clean and good rest rooms ,this is a must to know when in a busy city like Sydney

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently visited this building during the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival and many of the shops had their windows decorated with Chinese decorations for the occasion which looked fantastic. The Pandora shop even handed out good fortune cookies. The centre of the building was completely decked out with lanterns with small monkeys entwined with it. The Tea Rooms on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wander thru the various levels of this centre is a good way to escape the heat or rain. Lots of interesting shops, recommend Adriano Zumbo cakes, for takeaway afternoon tea and Victoria's Basement for great value , high quality kitchenware.

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Australia
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I remember mny first triup to Sydney and seeing this old, decrepit building, boarded up and apparently ready for demolition. One a return visit a few years later I couldn't believe the transformation. The Queen Victoria Building is one of Australia's best preserved structures and home to dozens of high and middle end shops. Every part of the build boasts... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Queen Vic building has been restored to its former glory. The shops are predominately "Label" shops and not so cheap. The variety is excellent. Restaurants are very good and affordable. The Christmas tree fills the 3 storey void during the Festive Season and is worth a visit on its own. Definitely worth a visit in the heart of Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not miss this vibrant and attractive shopping area in Sydney city. Great shopping and dining areas with lots of variety. Easy access by train and bus.

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Thank Rossco28
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can remember visiting the QVB when I was quite young. The transformation into a shopping hub has been done very well, but the shops are all trying to compete with "the top end", with some of them not quite up to it. I am not a shopper, but even though it is still a grand old building, I can't... More 

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Thank TDtwo
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even if you don't shop here, you must stop by to look and experience this unique Sydney building. Absolutely gorgeous!

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Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Queen Victoria Building was built in the 1890s and originally was a market place. Today it is restored as a shopping mall. It still has some stained glass windows and an old clock and a domed center. A huge brass statue of Queen Victoria in flowing robes is located outside. There is also a small fountain and a black... More 

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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