Chinatown is situated in Haymarket, between Central Station and Darling Harbour and is Australia's largest Chinatown.
Chanatown Quick Facts:
- Southern part of the Sydney CBD
- Situated in and around Dixon Street, Haymarket, between Central Station and Darling Harbour
- Australia's largest Chinatown
- Current location since the 1920s
- Features of Chinatown:
- Paifang (traditional Chinese architectural) at each end
- Numerous Chinese restaurants
- You can get Yum Cha for breakfast and lunch
- Many restaurants stay open late till 3 or 4 am in the morning
- A sculpture made from a dead tree trunk; named Golden Water Mouth - a symbol of luck for the community
- Market City - famous for affordable designer fashion with over 30 factory clearance outlets, restaurants, cafes, gourmet food specialists and a food court with a licensed bar offers cuisine from all over the world, over 100-retail shops including Australia's largest Yum Cha restaurant.
- February festivities celebrating the Chinese New Year.
- September - The Moon Festival, in mid Autumn during the Equinox.
- Chinatown is an easy 15 minute walk from Central railway station.
- The Metro Light Rail stops at nearby Paddy’s Markets.
- Chinatown is within easy walking distance of Darliing Harbour.