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Kings Cross

Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Sydney, Bondi Beach, and Kings Cross Tour
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Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour of Kings Cross
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  • Average29%
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  • Terrible7%
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Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot cleaner and safer than it used to be. This is a great place to explore especially if you want somewhere interesting to eat or drink.

Thank ChiefsBTB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here is where the most backpackers go to spend money in a couple of hours. It's a good place to hang out and enjoy yourself at nighttime in the pubs in this neighborhood.

Thank Jonas Olivier P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Vern was in this neighborhood at age 20 on a R&R leave from the Viet Nam war, since he didn't remember it, we had to come look. It's a lot tamer now but still has its points. The happening spot in Sydney

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We spent 4 days staying in Kings Cross with zero complaints. It's an eclectic collection of businesses and people, all very unique. Coming and going from the train station was oh so easy and convenient. Walking the streets between our accommodation and the station was...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Trees are bare of their leaves and the walk from Kings Cross Station is pleasant. Fitzroy Gardens at the corner of Darlinghurst Street and Macleay Street is covered by a canopy of grand old trees. Cafes, Bars, Patisseries and Restaurants are there for one to...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to stay in kings cross for a couple of days after staying down town near the circular quay area. We made a good decision because the restaurants were open later and it wasn't so touristy. It was our first time to Australia we...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Speaking as a local, this used to be one of Sydney's main playgrounds, and has been destroyed by the lock-out laws. Where once the streets were absolutely teeming of an evening, they are completely dead perhaps 5 nights a week, with a few people around...More

1  Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Been a while since I was in the area. It feels cleaner and less a party location. Came to go to Billy Kwongs and walked through the area easily and felt safe. Enjoyed taking in the buildings and the local feel is quite good. Lots...More

Thank Berny B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We are renting right in this area and it is incredible area of shops, restaurants, places of interest and open air markets. Truly a treasure of an area and anyone visiting Sydney should walk through this area. Tons of things to see and do. Today...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Place where the night lights up. Very nice places where you can spend the night listening to music and drinking in company.

Thank Dedina18
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