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Top 10 Shopping Spots near Ultimo

Sydney is universally renowned as an on-trend shopping destination and even has its own international fashion week. From high end luxury brands through to everyday ready to wear items you can find what you need whilst holidaying here. Of course, a world class city such as Sydney caters for all your shopping needs! Need new tech? Yes. Want to add to your art collection? For sure! Well, read on to find all that and more…

Broadway Sydney

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This shopping centre is a huge multiplex of food, fashion and entertainment. A short five minute walk from Ultimo to Broadway at Darling Harbour will take you to the front door of Calvin Klein, Sephora, H & M, Cotton On Kids and more. Also features a myriad of dining options and beauty treatment places.

 Westfield Sydney

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Located in the Pitt Street Mall in the central CBD, Westfield is a top city destination for seekers of fashion, homewares, sporting goods, tech items and just about anything your retail honed heart desires. Best for a stylish hair cut, new Nike’s and a gourmet lunch in one.

Harbourside

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Shop, Dine, Play is the Harbourside tagline for good reason. It’s easy to lose hours and hours wandering the plentiful boutiques and demolishing amazing eats as you take in the lovely water and city views surrounding you. Tip; there’s cinemas, 10 pin bowling and laser skirmish all located on-site.

The Queen Victoria Building

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This architecturally impressive building is home to one of the top shopping precincts in Sydney city. The QVB as it colloquially known is home to high fashion labels including; Camilla, Gorman and Coach plus a host of more affordable brands like Country Road and active wear fav Lorna Jane.

Pitt Street Mall

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The highly recognisable Pitt Street Mall is a hive of activity no matter the season. International fashion heavyweights Zara and Topshop are found here. So too are local designers Zimmerman. The youth culture sector is covered by General Pants, Surf Dive n Ski and tonnes of other niche boutiques. Tip; go to Tiffany & Co. for all your fine jewelry needs.

Gould Street, Bondi Beach

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May we suggest a day trip to the world famous famous Bondi Beach with a side of super cool shopping along Gould Street. Get the train from city to Bondi Junction and then bus it down to the sea to witness the iconic wave capped beach in all her glory. The shops in the Gould St precinct range from luxury designers through to street style finds. There’s heaps of niche homewares on offer too. Hint; take along your swimmers and a sarong.

The Intersection, Paddington

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Named by Virgin Voyeur’s in-flight magazine as one of the world’s most desirable shopping streets! We love that where the crossroads of Paddington meet the main zone of Oxford Street are home to such a splendid mix of internationally chic and also independently owned boutiques.

Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet

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Everybody loves to bag a bargain. Okay... so you have to head a touch further afield than the CBD but the rewards are worth it. This is outlet shopping heaven and the place to find on-trend items at heavily discounted prices.

Paddy’s Markets

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Another hot spot for an eternal bargain hunter is the long established Paddy’s Markets.Go here to find the cities freshest produce stalls, local seafood stands and the upper level flea market atmosphere shopping. Tip; late afternoon discounts are often on offer.

The Glebe Markets

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Last but certainly not least is the ever popular Glebe markets. Held every Saturday the myriad of stalls (over 200) attract locals and visitors alike. This inner-city zone is one of the top vintage shopping zones close to Ultimo. Think second hand books, jewelry, clothes, souvenirs, arts & crafts and huge amount of multicultural food stalls. Enjoy!