Pitt Street Mall

Pitt Street Mall is Sydney's largest and trendiest shopping district

Pedestrian friendly Pitt Street Mall
Pedestrian friendly Pitt Street Mall cc licensed photo by Newtown grafitti

Pitt Street Mall is a very trendy, busy and famous Sydney shopping district that lines each side of a pedestrian only portion of Pitt Street in Sydney's Central Business District. Even though it occupies just one block between Market and King Street, you will find over 500 specialty stores and many large flagship stores here.

One of the trendiest and busiest shopping districts in Australia, Pitt Street Mall includes the modern new Westfield Sydney Shopping Centre which alone has nearly 240 stores. Between the Westfield centre and the street mall you will find flagship stores such as Zara, Esprit and Guess. There is also a huge 5 level Myer store, part of Australia's largest department store chain along with several large shopping arcades including the historic Strand Arcade built in 1891.

Even if shopping isn't your thing, Pitt Street Mall is just a fun place to hang out with lots of energy and plenty of street performers to entertain you throughout the day. Some of the buskers, musicians and dancers are very, very talented. Don't be surprised if a flashmob suddenly breaks into a routine either.

The mall recently underwent a major 10 million dollar upgrade and revitalization. It is one of the highest rent retail districts in the world - number two behind New York City's famous 5th Avenue according to at least one source.

Shopaholics beware you may spend your entire vacation here.

Nearby attractions: Sydney Tower, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Hyde Park.

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: Pitt Street Mall

Fee: No

Open Now

Regular Hours:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website.

  • Monday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Category: Shopping Centers

Address: 182 Pitt St
Sydney New South Wales 2000


Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 7 Reviews.

See all reviews on Yelp

4 Star Rating Free entertainment????! I'm in. The mall is a great space for street performers and I have to say some are top notch....and just wow! Worth dropping a few... Read More

Mic W. May-10-2019

4 Star Rating Nice mall area that connects a lot of shops where you don't need to be worried about cars--but you do need to be worried about bikes and people stopping to... Read More

Alexandra M. Jan-22-2017

5 Star Rating This area is a massive shopping area. I believe the Pitt Street Mall is just the ground level? I was a bit confused, but there are a bunch of stores all... Read More

David N. Sep-29-2017

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Train Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Light Rail - L2QVB4 minutes
T2, T3, or T8St. James2 minutes
T1, T2, T3 or T4Town Hall6 minutes

How to get to Pitt Street Mall by Train

By Light Rail L2: Exit at QVB and walk north on George Street and right (east) on Market Street to Pitt Street (4 minutes).

By Train: Exit St. James Station onto Elizabeth Street and cross over and continue west on Market Street to Pitt Street (2 minutes) or at Town Hall Station and walk north on George Street and right (east) on Market Street to Pitt Street (6 minutes).

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Talented Street Dancers entertain in the Pitt Street Mall

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