Located in Chinatown in the lower level of Market City, Paddy's Market has been a Sydney institution going all the way back to 1834. Beginning as a Saturday Market where people could come and trade their wares and farm produce, Paddy's Market was,and continues to be, a vital part of Sydney's economy.
While Paddy's Markets were an outdoor venue over most of their history, people can now appreciate the convenience of the current indoor location in any type weather.
Paddy's Market is huge. With stalls set up by a wide range of independent entrepreneurs, you will find a wide range of goods here, from the mainstay of fresh produce and fish, to clothing, housewares and electronics. Tourists will appreciate the great selection of souvenirs representing Australia and Sydney, often at bargain prices. For sure there are some good deals to be had here. Whether or not you are buying anything Paddy's Market is a fun place to explore.
Hours: Wednesday through Monday from 9am to 5pm - closed on Tuesdays
Website: Paddy's Market
Address: 9-13 Hay Street Haymarket
Nearby attractions: Market City, Chinatown, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Entertainment Centre, Capitol Theatre, Chinese Gardens and Darling Harbour
|Getting There on Transit|
|Monorail / Train / Bus||Station||Walking Time|
|Monorail||Paddy's Market||1 minute|
|Light Rail||Haymarket||0 minutes|
|Train||Central Station||9 minutes|
By Monorail: Exit at Paddy's Market stop. Paddy's Market is just to your east across the Light Rail tracks (1 minute).
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