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Newtown, Sydney

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Once a kangaroo-breeding ground, Newtown is still the most hopping neighborhood in Sydney. After a period of rapid growth in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, the neighborhood was populated by the burgeoning middle classes and amassed a collection of buildings that contemporary residents work hard to preserve. Visit Newtown for some of Sydney's most diverse nightlife, the thriving LGBT scene, and the vibrant street art that draws hundreds of young visitors every year. Using our online itinerary creator, Sydney attractions like Newtown can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • they have tarted up Newton and now it is trendy and full of fab eating places there are still some older spot worth the visit like some hotels which still offer the aussie counter lunches great  more »
  • A cool area to visit for a day, check out the local Thai (Newtown is famous for it) and a couple of local bars.  more »
  • Best thing about this area is the nightclubs and music scene. Had a great time here at night but the hotels are run down.  more »