The Cultural Hub of Australia's East Coast
Due to Sydney’s stunning location and weather, shopping is perhaps not its biggest attraction but there are nevertheless some excellent stores and commercial districts to tempt those considering a shopping holiday in Sydney. The main area for shopping in the city centre is around areas such as Martin Place, Pitt St Mall and the beautifully restored Strand Arcade. Each feature a good selection of popular high street retailers as well as speciality shops selling designer clothing, designer watches, arts, jewelery and everything a shopping holidaymaker could want besides. For vintage finds and bargains, head to the multitude of boutique and unique shops around Kings Cross as well as the regular markets across the city, Haymarket being one of the best for all manner of odds and curios. People looking for a planned speeding spree should join one of the many tours which take in the best shopping districts across the city. While not having quite the shopping holiday lure of some of the world’s other major cities, Sydney is still a great place to shop in the sun.