Chinatown, Sydney

2.5
#4 of 18 in Neighborhoods in New South Wales
Sydney's Chinatown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in Australia. Some top-tier Chinese chefs moved to Sydney in the 1990s, making this district world-famous for its Asian cuisine. There are Asian shops and open-air markets selling everything from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs to jewelry, meat, fish, flowers, vegetables, books, electronics, and inexpensive souvenirs. Several movie theaters offer daily screenings of documentary and feature films produced in Asia. Asian art galleries, restaurants, karaoke bars, shopping malls, and small boutiques attract visitors from around the world. While you can visit the area on your own, there is so much to see here, many tourists opt to join an official tour. Plan my day in Sydney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Having recently visited Melbourne’s Chinatown I found this one lacking something. Maybe it was wrong time of day, the weather, who knows? There was a noticeable lack of atmosphere and we seemed to...  more »
  • We stayed at Ultimo Sydney Hotel in Chinatown. There are many Chinese restaurants and Thai restaurants in the area. We bought the bbq pork with rice and the roast duck with rice to eat at the hotel...  more »
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