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Shopping in the Sydney CBD


Sydney is one of the world’s great style capitals and it’s the perfect place to stock up on designer fashion, local labels, handcrafted jewellery and chic homewares. From multi-storey shopping centres to tiny boutiques, bustling markets and historic arcades, there’s plenty of ways to shop in Sydney. The main CBD retail precinct in fits into just a few blocks – the 4 main streets of the CBD that run parallel from north to south from Circular Quay to the Town Hall are Elizabeth, Castlereagh, Pitt and George Streets.

The shopping precinct sits along these 4 streets in between the cross streets of Martin Place and Park Street to the south.

With the installation of the new Sydney Light Rail coming from our Randwick Properties is easy and takes about 20 mins, the majority of George Street down the retail shopping precinct end is now a pedestrian mall area, making it safer to carry lots of shopping bags!

Pitt Street Mall

Pitt Street Mall is located in the heart of The Sydney CBD and is Australia’s busiest and most cosmopolitan shopping precinct boasting retail centres Myer, David Jones, Glasshouse, Sydney Arcade, Westfield Sydney, Mid City Shopping Centre and The Strand Arcade.

With more than 600 speciality stores, Myer, and David Jones, all within two city blocks you’re almost certain to find something to fit your style and budget.

The Queen Victoria Building

The Queen Victoria Building, now affectionately known as the QVB, was built in 1898 and is located 455 George St across the road from Sydney’s Town Hall (underground pedestrian tunnel connects you to the Town Hall train station). Rich in history and architecturally splendid, the Queen Victoria Building (QVB) occupies an entire block and has over 180 of Sydney’s finest fashion boutiques, jewellery shops and homewares, accompanied by delightful cafes and restaurants. More info

The Galeries

The Galeries is a modern and airy shopping centre located 500 George St, just across the Queen Victoria Building, where fashion, food, books and technology meet over several floors. More info

Westfield Sydney

Offering a mix of top Australian designers and international high street fashion across four levels, with a further three levels of dining, Westfield Sydney is the ultimate shopping and dining destination. More info. Cap off a perfect day with an ascent of the Sydney Tower Eye above Westfield for panoramic views over the city.

The Strand Arcade

The Strand Arcade is a heritage-listed Victorian-style retail arcade located at 195-197 Pitt Street in the heart of the Sydney central business district. It is home to elegant boutiques, dressmakers, hatters, antique stores and cafes. More info

The Rocks

Discover hidden boutiques in the narrow lanes of The Rocks or pick up artisan goods at the bustling Rocks Markets every weekend.More info

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