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. Plan to see Kings Cross and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sydney trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Because I had booked a hotel in the District The Rocks I was about 10 minutes away from the opera house and harbor bridge through the trains from this station. On foot you half an hour. The station is located right in the Centre of The Rocks with many cosy restaurants with more eateries and shops.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Trees are bare of their leaves and the walk from Kings Cross Station is pleasant. Fitzroy Gardens at the corner of Darlinghurst Street and Macleay Street is covered by a canopy of grand old trees. Caf...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    We decided to stay in kings cross for a couple of days after staying down town near the circular quay area. We made a good decision because the restaurants were open later and it wasn't so touristy. I...  more »

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