Darlinghurst is an inner-city suburb located just east of Sydney's Central Business District. Like many of Sydney's inner suburbs, this was once a rundown part of town known for its red light district. Today this is a youthful, vibrant neighborhood with an abundance of cafes, restaurants, and nightlife.
It's a popular area for young professionals, creatives and is the heart of Sydney's LGBTQ community. Every year it hosts the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a huge parade and festival which attracts hundreds of thousands of people.
Because this is a trendy neighborhood, it's also fairly expensive. You'll pay above average rents for the quaint row houses and Victorian-style terraces on its narrow alleys and tree-lined streets. Parking can be difficult here.
When you want to see some nature, you're just a stone's throw to the harbor and some of the beautiful nearby parks.
CBD: 2.5 km / 10-15 minutes by car / 10-15 minutes by transit
Chatswood: 12.5 km / 20-35 minutes by car / 45 minutes by transit
Parramatta: 26 km / 40-70 minutes by car / 50 minutes by transit
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