The Strand Arcade, Sydney

4.5
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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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  • Very clean, and still the shops inside looks so elegant. I couldn’t believe it stands there from 1891.  more »
  • The Strand Arcade is a wonderful historical structure. Many unique shops but I really enjoyed gut having a cappuccino at the cafe on the ground level and taking it all in.  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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