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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Fun party vibe with a bit of a backpacker scene. Come here for a good night out with some mates. A shame the iconic Coca Cola bilboard is apparently no longer there now.

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Yohanes S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1,265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The strip (from the Coco-Cola sign to the fountain), would have to be the last sebastian of what the cross once was (strip joints, sex shops and night clubs). Even the strip is undergoing changes, hotels turning into, posh apartment buildings. Most of the surrounding streets have been gentrified. The cross is definitely worth a look (especially at night) before... More 

Thank JnVSydney
Perth, Australia
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177 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected Kings Cross to be full of crime, drug dealers and hookers (thanks Underbelly...) but it's actually not as full on as I had expected. Felt pretty comfortable walking through there and loved being in the middle of the city - so many amazing little bars scattered throughout, you need longer than just a weekend to see them all... More 

Thank Kirstalina
Sydney, Australia
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196 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to the Cross for many years up until recently. I was shocked at how much this place has changed. It is no longer a seedy violent club/pub scene it is now a trendy friendly area with lots of nice bars and restaurants. It still has its interesting characters and adult venues but it would not be... More 

Thank benandmuffin247
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Some parts of Kings Cross are a bit seedy and can be a bit intimidating if walking alone at night time. We stayed in a hotel about a 10 minute walk from the station and this area was really nice. There are some good restaurants and the area has a good atmosphere.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Fun party vibe with a bit of a backpacker scene. Come here for a good night out with some mates. A shame the iconic Coca Cola bilboard is apparently no longer there now.

Thank Yohanes S
Sydney, Australia
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5,043 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,820 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Some parts are seedy, obviously the Darlinghurst Road area is questionable but I love the Potts Point down Macleay Street, only a 10 minute walk from the station and has some wonderful restaurants and buildings, couple of good hotels and the views to the harbour and city are wonderful. The main drag though is more of a tourist area where... More 

Thank RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia
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451 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

You can see the effort put into making this area look better than it used to. There are some swank eateries and boutique shops. The main strip near the train station could get a little weird at night. It is nice to sit in a cafe and watch the world go by. There are some 'specimens of humanity'.

Thank Andrew M
Chicago, Illinois
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853 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this neighborhood on our way to the Jewish Museum. It has a totally different feel then the tourist section of Sydney. In addition to going to the museum, we sat in a local park and had lunch in one of the restaurants on Victoria street. It was nice to experience a different vibe from Sydney's business.

Thank Diane K
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A happening place at night. Wonderful selection of eateries. Felt totally safe exploring. A seedy side but not threatening. Some interesting characters. Great people watching.

Thank Gregnlindy
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

seems to have lost it's vibrancy or something, now quite rundown and scruffy, the redeeming feature is the fountain and some sculpture

Thank Glenys G

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