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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Excellent restaurants, seedy surroundings.

The Cross has excellent restaurants, if you can avoid the faux seedy surroundings. Just stay out of the main road.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this neighborhood on our way to the Jewish Museum. It has a totally different feel then the tourist section of Sydney. In addition to going to the museum, we sat in a local park and had lunch in one of the restaurants on Victoria street. It was nice to experience a different vibe from Sydney's business.

Thank Diane K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A happening place at night. Wonderful selection of eateries. Felt totally safe exploring. A seedy side but not threatening. Some interesting characters. Great people watching.

Thank Gregnlindy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

seems to have lost it's vibrancy or something, now quite rundown and scruffy, the redeeming feature is the fountain and some sculpture

Thank Glenys G
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I liked the atmosphere here in Kings cross, nice people from all over the world with friendly attitude

Thank Stelvio B
Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We really enjoyed walking the streets of The Cross reading the brass plaques that tell of the cities past. Once a renowned part of Australia's seedy past it is now a cosmopolitan part of Sydney with cafes and shops to delight most travellers.

Thank Sue O
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Look you have to go once while in Sydney. But from the sex shops and filthy streets. I would suggest there are plenty of other locations to go to - i would not suggest staying here! Being from melbourne, I went here to find somewhere to eat - feeling totally uncomfortable, I left and decided to have dinner at our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Cross has excellent restaurants, if you can avoid the faux seedy surroundings. Just stay out of the main road.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Last reviewer got it right re identity crisis, It's a bit of everything. saw it last night at its worst, sleazy, scary, police arresting a couple of guys, yet hundreds of young people thronging around bars - obviously fun for some , less than others. A different atmosphere in the morning , boring but parents taking their families for a... More 

Thank RonWamberal
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

King's Cross is having an identity crisis. It's a bit sleazy, a bit hip, a bit touristy, sort of half way cleaned up and now a bit lost and aimless, like someone trying on 'bag lady' as a bohemian look.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed in Kings Cross for our 4 day trip to the UH, Cal Berkley football game. I usually get a rental car for our trips. My husband said that we don't need one, Since I have never been to Australia, I figured that I would listen to him. From the airport you catch a train straight to Kings Cross... More 

Thank ekim60286

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