Kings Cross, Sydney

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Equal parts seedy and rowdy but never dull, Kings Cross is the red-light district of Australia and remains the suburb that never sleeps. This is where you go for a late-night drink in bars and daytime brunches in trendy cafes. The area is dotted with adult nightclubs, bookshops, and strip clubs. The area has a bohemian feel and is safe to stroll around and spot famous icons, such as the El Alamein Fountain and the flashing Coca Cola neon sign. If you are looking for budget accommodations, you will find a large supply of hostels in this area. By using our Sydney road trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Kings Cross and other attractions in Sydney.
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  • This used to be a sketchy part of town, but no more. Now it is characterized by a lot of traffic, cars leaving downtown headed to the expressway that will take them to the suburbs. So it's noisy and p...  more »
  • Once the notorious red light district where a fella could be approached any time of the night or day to enquire whether he'd like to "see a lady". Those days are long gone although thankfully there ar...  more »

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