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Reviewed 20 February 2019

Nice place in the middle of the city. I went here to go to the Mens Shaving store--Men's Biz--and was pleasantly surprised by what I saw. Both the shaving store and the walk around to see the architecture were worth it. Make the trip and have a drink and relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2019

The Strand Arcade is a heritage listed Victorian style arcade in what is said to be the first Victorian building in Sydney. It was built between 1890 and 1892 and has had two fires although the store fronts have been fully restored. It is interesting and has character but mostly fairly average shops, with some exceptions. Worth a stroll through and definitely better thaan the Pitt Street Mall..

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Like its big sister up the road, (The Queen Victoria Building), this arcade personifies the Victorian era on an equal footing. This arcade, built in the 1890's is quality Victorian architecture. The outlets are fairly upmarket, but there are a number of eateries which allow you to take in the atmosphere. It has a number of floors, but to take it in, all you have to do is wander between Pitt and George Streets. Great little coffee shops and tons of high retail outlets. You don't have to spend, you just have to look.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WilliamB826
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

If in downtown Sydney, this should be on your list of places to stop and shop. Housed in a marvelous historic arcade building, the collection of unusual shops and restaurants is great.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Part of my life that hasn't changed at all. This beautiful Victorian arcade from 1890 still affords to take you back in time as you enjoy your coffee and watch the people. Some of the stores have been there for over forty years, tempting with high-end merchandise. Natural light made it easy for us to feel relaxed as we ate our meal. This is a must on your visit to Sydney.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adalynn2016
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