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Shopping tours around sydney with ‘around and about bus hire & tours’

Our organization offers a variety of sightseeing trips around Sydney as well as shopping tours all in our streamlined mini bus services.The Sydney Tower is 305 metres high and offers that most spectacular views. You can dine in the revolving restaurant at the top or enjoy a threatre performance or just a visit to the Sydney Opera House.In and around Centrepoint Tower are many spectacular shops to visit all connected with plenty of malls, arcades and department stores.This is where you will discover our Pitt Street Mall housing over 130 specialty shops.The Queen Victoria Building, the Strand Arcade, Skygarden, Picadilly, Mid City Centre, Imperial Arcade David Jones, and Myer are just some of many shopping venues in Sydney we can take you.Better appreciate the early days of settlement with visits to Cadman Cottage, Hyde Park Barracks, St. James Church, St Mary’s Cathedral and Elizabeth Bay House. The early colonial district of Millers Point is a sharp contrast to the modern shopping and leisure centre at Darling Harbour.Talk to Around and About Bus Hire & Tours for all your Sydney shopping tours and mini bus hire, as you enjoy what Sydney has on offer.Darling Harbour, Paddington Markets, the Rocks Markets and Sydney’s Paddy’s Market near Chinatown are just some of the exciting shopping venues around Sydney we can take you.Try some fresh seafood at the Sydney Fish Markets near Darling Harbour with plenty of oysters, lobsters, prawns and a great seafood BBQ lunch.The Rocks Markets is a must visit, just talk to our office about our Sydney tours & come back to the very beginning of where Sydney was discovered all in an atmosphere of exciting shopping stalls.Sydney has much to offer; on the south side of the harbour is Darlinghurst and Oxford Street, Surrey Hills with its market and pubs, the Victorian terrace houses of renovated Paddington to night life of Kings Cross.Hyde ParkTalk to us about our bus hire services to Waratah Park Earth Sanctuary, Featherdale Wildlife Park and Australian Wildlife Park then onto bus tour to Taronga Park Zoo and onto the Australian Museum in College StreetSo if you intend to check out the sightseeing scene around Sydney or visit our shopping areas than talk to us at around and About Bus Hire & Tours for more information.

The Queen Victoria building a great shopping destination

Darling HarbourNow that your on board let us take you around our city and experience the shopping at the Queen Victoria Building built by George McRae and completed in 1898 replacing the old Sydney markets site.

The Queen Victoria Building, or QVB, is a grand Victorian building located in the heart of the Sydney central business district. The elaborate Romanesque Revival architecture presents a contrast to the modern buildings around it. Measuring 190 metres long by 30 wide, it fills an entire city block, bounded by George, Market York and Druitt Streets.

Around and About Bus Hire & Tours offers a great Sydney bus hire tours as well as Sydney shopping tours.

The building was remodeled in the 1930s and used for different purposes, including municipal offices. In 1984 it was completely refurbished as a QVBshopping centre, with more than 200 shops. The renovations, by the Malaysian company Ipoh GardenBerhad, were highly imaginative and thoughtful. Most important, they retained the turn-of-the-century charm of the building.

The building has a series of domes and domelets with exquisite stained glass windows and extensive wood panelling throughout.

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