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Street Markets in Sydney

_street-market-sydneySydney’s street markets scene gives buyers a chance to take a break from the extravagant retail stores in the city business district. With the exception of Paddy’s market, the majority of the Sydney’s markets are situated along streets leading to either a church or school grounds. If the weather is perfect, then looking around the little stands is an extremely enjoyable way to spend the hours. Who knows? You may even purchase something as a souvenir.

Paddy’s Market

This is the largest market in the city of Sydney. It’s a typical street market, albeit discounted or cheap. Several retailers come to sell their merchandise here and thanks to the overload of produce available the prices are always low. The incredibly fresh vegetables and fruits make Paddy’s market worth a regular visit while staying in the city for your vacation.

The market in open from Thursday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. It is on the corner of Thomas and Hay Streets, under Market City.

The Rocks Market

The market mainly offers first-rate crafts, collectibles, arts, and home wares. The location is superb and the saloons are excellent for a snack or beer. But if you are searching for a bigger meal though, try one of the best bistros in the vicinity.

The Rocks market is just a short walk from the railway station of Circular Quay alongside George Street. It is open every weekend (Saturday and Sunday) from 10 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon.

Glebe Market

The market is the conventional alternative markets. The place is teaming with arts, edible goodies and clothing. Glebe Market has an excellent grassy part which is ideal as a playground for kids. It is also a great picnic spot. You will be able to find some beautiful, neat hand-me-down merchandise here.

Glebe Market is open every Saturday, from 10am until 4pm. An excellent way to get there is on bus 431 to 434 bus to Glebe Point Rd. Otherwise but if you think you like to walk, a stroll from the Central railway station would take about thirty minutes to get to the market.

Bondi Market

If you are looking forward to complete your day with some market time but do not truly want to spend the entire day in a market , then Bondi Market is the choice. In terms of content and size, Bondi Market is about the same as Glebe. The market houses a great variety of clothes and second hand merchandises such as electrical supplies and hardware. When you are done wandering to these markets, go to the beach or to one of the numerous outdoor eateries of Bondi.

Bondi Market is located on the public school grounds of Bondi Beach on Campbell Parade. It is open during Sunday from ten in the morning until four in the afternoon. An excellent way to get here is by rail or by catching the 380 or 382 bus.

Sydney Fish Market

There is a permanent fish market at Blackwattle Bay, which can be an interesting sight for anyone who doesn’t live by the ocean or sea. The 65 tons of catch that goes through this market everyday is sorted out to suburban retailers, restaurants as well as households every early morning.

Sydney Fish Market is open everyday from 7am until 4pm, except for Christmas Day. It is located on the corner of Bank Streets, Pyrmont and Pyrmont Bridge Rd. A great way to get here is by Light Rail. You can also catch the 443 bus at Queen Victoria Building.

Balmain Market

It is are tightly constricted in the local church grounds. Clothing as well as hand made candles and home wares are to be found here. However, it’s also a great place to challenge your friends at pool, drink a beer or eat sort of a weird pub lunch.

The market is located in the old cathedral on the corner of Curtis and Darling Road. It is open every Saturday, from eight-thirty in the morning until four in the afternoon. Excellent ways to get includes the ferry to either Thomas Street or Darling Street and then stroll or catch the buses 441,442 and 433 via Glebe up to the darling Street.