I have read that Sydney's Chinatown is the largest in Australia. It is located in Haymarket, between Central Station and Darling Harbour. Unlike the Chinatowns in some other countries, Sydney's Chinatown has been relatively free of crime and hygiene issues.
I reckoned you have not visit Chinatown if you do not enjoy a "Yum Char" in this Chinese business district!
We asked a passerby where the best Yum Char is and he point us to Paddy's Market. (Situated in the pic of Market City, above) He said he cannot remember the restaurant's name but the food is good but pricey and usually there is a long queue to wait :)
Inside Paddy's Market you would think that Chinese New Year is still being celebrated! It doesn't take too much effort to locate the queue at this restaurant called The Eight.
You know this is a big deal restaurant with a picture wall of celebrities who have dine here!
The Eight claimed to be a 800+ seat Yum Cha Restaurant! We don't even get restaurant half that size in Wellington!
Market City which is within Haymarket have all kind of shops that target the young people. Shopping inside give you the illusion of shopping malls in Asia!
Flemington. Paddy's Markets still operate on part of the site of the vegetable markets as a produce and flea market. The 'Market City' complex contains the markets, The Peak apartment building, a modern shopping centre featuring a food court, restaurants, boutiques, specialty shops and cinemas.
The Sight and Sound of Paddy's Vege and Fruits Market!
Look like he was shooting video too! May be he need a plain background for his film? Hee hee...
The main attraction of Chinatown, to me; are the different type of restaurants. They even have a Malay Village! But instead of having something Malaysian we ended up having Taiwanese food...
I can assure you these Taiwanese lunch is not very exciting at all!
We left Chinatown at 5.30pm and walk back to our hotel at Kent Street. It has been an interesting day :)
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