Kings Cross, Sydney

#9 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Sydney
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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  • Night is certainly bad, was Ms may be a little scary to people not familiar with downtown, they are frolicking, drinking young pass. Like the dark alleys of America doesn't feel dying if you mistake one step height sill bars as well as restaurants and centre like no and privately is not hate.
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  • Gone are the days portrayed so graphically in " Underbelly". It's run of the mill now. Pleasant enough but nothing outstanding. Lots of restaurants, pubs and entertainment. But not a destination in it...  more »
  • Once a vibrant, active and titilating area is now just a memory. The clubs, nightlife and variety of street scenes and people are essentially gone...some might say it has been cleaned up... But what a...  more »
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