Explore Kings Cross
Kings Cross is a colourful inner city area filled with late night bars and clubs, trendy restaurants and travellers flowing in and out of the nearby hotels. Many of Sydney’s greatest landmarks can be found in Kings Cross, including the famous Coca-Cola sign and the El-Alamein fountain.
About Kings Cross
As an area rich in diversity, Kings Cross is a true melting pot of travellers, stylish restaurant and cafe-goers, and locals bursting with character. Its proximity to fashionable neighbourhoods like Elizabeth Bay and Potts Point ensures there’s always plenty to do and see closeby.
Kings Cross comes alive at night with a range of cafes, restaurants, live shows, bars, and nightclubs. Visit one of Kings Cross’ vibrant bars where you’ll find a range of colourful people and creative cocktails. Sample the famous teapot cocktails at World Bar or hit the dancefloor at The Bourbon. Sunday sessions are best at Gazebo Wine Garden, where you’ll mingle with the trendy set and sip bubbly in the sun.
The El-Alamein fountain sits at the entrance to Fitzroy Gardens and stands as a memorial to soldiers who fell during two 1942 battles in El-Alamein, Egypt. The fountain was designed by acclaimed architect Bob Woodward and its iconic dandelion shape has been imitated throughout the world.
The fountain is also the gateway to the popular weekend Organic Market, which can be visited on Saturdays between 8am- 2pm. Stalls include a range of local and organic produce, tasty sweets and some rather quirky craft and jewellery stalls neslted beneath the area's towering art-deco buildings.
A variety of accommodation options in ‘The Cross’ cater to all budgets and preferences. With art deco apartments towering over the footpath there’s a range of hip contemporary hotels, serviced apartments for longer stays and budget-friendly options in the form of backpacker hostels; some in grand old terraces loaded with character.