Shopaholics can revel in the stock of major brands and boutique stores in Australia’s most populous city: Sydney. Once you’ve covered the classics at the Sydney Opera House
and the Sydney Harbour Bridge
, and have had your fill of art and architectural wonders, you can move on to the less thrifty part of your tour – shopping! From fashion boutiques to restaurants
, here are our top 8 picks for the best shopping centres to empty your pockets in Sydney, Australia.
One of the most popular shopping centres in Sydney, Westfield Sydney has over 400 shops from fashion to sports, food to desserts. Westfield Sydney has a wide variety of options for shopaholics to empty their pockets.
Photo by Westfield Sydney facebook page
Pitt St & Market St, Sydney NSW 2000
Mon-wed, fri-sat : 9:30am-7pm
2.Pitt Street Mall
At the heart of the CBD, this is one of the busiest shopping precincts in the world. There are over 600 speciality stores, complete with the nation-wide Myer and David Jones. Think of this as the ultimate open-air mall, covering the basics such as beauty, food hall, designer fashion, aesthetic Victorian architecture and many more!
Photo by Wikipedia Commons
Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat: 9:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 9:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
3.Queen Victoria Building
With over 180 stores, this stop covers your heritage-appreciation and shopping requirements of your tour. With stunning Romanesque architecture, this late-nineteenth century monument now offers fashion boutiques, jewellery stores, Food options and many more!
photo from QVB facebook page
455 George St.
Sydney, NSW 2000
Monday to Friday: 9am-6pm
Glebe Market, one of Sydney’s famous Saturday markets, has distinctly bohemian vibe which gives it an edge on your shopping destination list. Expect stores selling CDs, fashion, books, Some gourmet foods and much more...
Photo by Glebe Market official site
Glebe Public School, Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037
Saturday : 10am-4pm
Handmade jewellery is the must-see items of Paddington markets. this has been Sydney’s hub for local designers, artists and craftspeople. You’ll find no shortage of creativity within these markets.
Photo by Paddington market facebook page
395 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021
Every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm,
With the backdrop of a beach, what’s on sale is no surprise. Street-wear and beach clothing should be at the top of your list here and it is not to be missed.
Photo by Bondi market facebook page
Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
Recycled fashion and accessories dominate the 220 stalls of the Kirribilli markets. With the view of the harbour, enjoy the live entertainment when you’re browsing through endless supplies of arts and crafts, produce, fashion, and even plants.
Photo by Kirribilli market official website
Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre,16-18 Fitzroy Street Kirribilli
to check market dates
8.The Rocks Markets
Held on the weekend, with a special foodie market on Fridays, the Rocks are the place to go for unique and original art and jewellery. A great breather from the busy city vibe of Sydney, enjoy the Sydney cove while you shop at the Rocks.
Photo by the rock market facebook page
George St, The Rocks NSW 2000
Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm
For more information on visiting Sydney, check out HalalTrip’s Sydney city guide here
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