Sydney Chinatown - Spanish Quarter and Haymarket
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Centered on Dixon Street, Sussex and Goulburn Streets, Chinatown is very much Asian as well as Chinese.
Chinese Dining Restaurants
There are excellent restaurants serving Asian cuisines, noodle bars, food halls and gift and speciality shops from all over Asia. Restaurants include those from China, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea and Japan, amongst others.
At the many eateries they serve dishes from Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Malaysia, other parts of Asia and of course China.
You can get Yum Cha for breakfast and lunch and many of the restaurants here stay open late till 3 or 4 am in the morning.
Sydney Spanish Quarter
There is a small Spanish Quarter just around the corner on Liverpool street, with some excellent Spanish Restaurants as well as the Spanish Club.
Feast on Chorizo, try Paella and be entertained with Spanish dancing and inspiring Flamenco. The Tapas are a great way to feast with your drinks long into the night.
Haymarket and George Street
Nearby Haymarket, centered on George Street in the area has upmarket bars, theatres and multiplex cinemas as well as fast food outlets.
nternet Cafes in the area, some offering quite reasonable rates with good connections.
Events and Festivals
Chinatown Celebrates every year in February with festivities celebrating the Chinese New Year. The Moon Festival, celebrated in China, Korea and Vietnam for over a thousand years, is celebrated here every September, in mid Autumn during the Equinox.
How to get to Chinatown
How to get to Chinatown and Haymarket: Both Chinatown and Haymarket are conviently located a short walk from Central Train Station or Town Hall Station.
Many of the city’s buses move through George St and you can get off at Haymarket. The light rail from Central Station passes Chinatown just after the Haymarket stop.
Just a short walk away to the west is Sydney Darling Harbour. Here you can locate more bargains at the many different speciality, fashion and accessory shops. See more on Sydney Darling Harbour.
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Photo: Gateway to Dixon Street
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