The Strand Arcade, Sydney

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Find fantastic shopping with a touch of history at The Strand Arcade. Completed in 1891, the Victorian arcade was the fifth of its kind in Sydney and now stands as the last one remaining in its original form. Named for the London city street that joins the old center of London with Westminster, the building's rich red facade with columns and golden embellishments juxtaposes with the sparkling glass of the surrounding Central Business District. After admiring the architectural beauty outside, head inside to shop for top Australian designer labels such as Alannah Hill, Alex Perry, and Jayson Brunsdon. A visit to The Strand Arcade represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sydney trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • It was an arcade that felt history. Slow time was flowing. I think that the elevator is a wonderful spot in total with a classic feeling, too. It is recommended for the rest between shopping.
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  • Went to Australia for a business trip and had a free time at Sydney before coming home. This is the first place I went to on my free time/day. It was Saturday and the place was full but still gorgeous...  more »
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  • A beautiful heritage listed vibrant shopping arcade in the heart of the city with variety of retailers including jewellers, clothing and cafe's. There's even a shoe shine. Not to be missed.
  • Must see! Beautiful shops, even if your not buying anything it’s worth a look around. Clean floors and friendly staff. At Gewürzhaus Herb & Spice Merchants you can smell a bunch of new spices, the staff tell you about every ingredient and are extremely passionate.

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