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. The Strand Arcade is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • This is by far my favourite arcade within the CBD, reminiscent, of the covered passages of Paris, connecting, Pitt street mall with george street we always find and excuse to walk through, another... 
    This is by far my favourite arcade within the CBD, reminiscent, of the covered passages of Paris, connecting, Pitt street mall with george street we always find and excuse to walk through, another...  more »
  • Located in the Pitt Street Mall, the Strand Arcade is the epitome of boutique shopping. Lots of little shops and a variety of places to grab a bite to eat. A visual sight to see. 
    Located in the Pitt Street Mall, the Strand Arcade is the epitome of boutique shopping. Lots of little shops and a variety of places to grab a bite to eat. A visual sight to see.  more »
  • This is also listed as 193 Pitt Street. It was built in 1890 and opened in April 1892. It is the last remaining example of a retail shopping centre once common in Sydney. It is the oldest and and... 
    This is also listed as 193 Pitt Street. It was built in 1890 and opened in April 1892. It is the last remaining example of a retail shopping centre once common in Sydney. It is the oldest and and...  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.
  • This place is really cool filled with classic old British style decoration. You definitely should walk across this place if you come to Sydney. There are manu small shops selling various goods from chocolate, tea, clothing, soaps, etc.
  • Vintage beautiful. Love the aesthetics of every single shop here. I recommend passing thru this Christmas season and admire their decor. Enjoy a cup of coffee or two, some chocolate-covered nuts, or get your shoe shined while you are here.
  • Find all the best of Australia fashion designers under one roof. Make sure you visit the second level and not just the ground floor. Worth a visit just for the architecture.

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