Sydney - Kings Cross & Potts Point (PDF Chapter)
This is the Kings Cross & Potts Point chapter from Lonely Planet’s Sydney guidebook.
Start around the Cross itself; explore Darlinghurst Road – where tacky tourist shops and backpacker hostels outnumber the dwindling strip-club scene – and the bohemian backstreets on either side. The villagey, inclusive vibe vanishes as you descend to exclusive Elizabeth Bay, where the historic house of the same name is well worth investigation.
- soak up the sights, sounds and smells of much-changed but still edgy Darlinghurst Rd, then popping in to Kings Cross Hotel for a balcony drink
- duck in to Room 10 on Llankelly Place for a coffee and a view of the passing parade of Kings Cross characters
- admire the Georgian grace of Elizabeth Bay House, a reminder of grand days gone by
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment.
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