Long one of Sydney's most happening suburbs, Newtown remains a major entertainment, dining, and nightlife destination within easy reach of the city's downtown. The neighborhood's flush with historic landmarks, among them the Trocadero dance hall, the Hub Theatre, and the New Theatre. There are more pubs and shops than you can shake a stick at, and the main drag of King Street--prettily shouldered by Victorian-era architecture--isn't called "Eat Street" for nothing.
From tavern to coffeehouse, from jazz club to avant-garde theater, you'll be rubbing shoulders with an eclectic crowd in the bohemian-flavored streets of Newtown, including a healthy population of University of Sydney students.
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