Queen Victoria Building – Sydney (Australia)

The shopping once a necessity can be an enchanting experience of today’s time. The shopping is today something more than an enjoyment it defines class, trends and style. The environment plays a very important role. Today the shopping arcades have evolved into a mini world with interior, design and a lot that attracts and facilitates the buyers. The Queen Victoria building is one of the finest shopping arcades of the world. The Queen Victoria Building (qvb) is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

The Queen Victoria Building was originally built in 19th Century and with construction started in 1893 and ended on 1898. This late 19th building was designed by Architect George McRae and the Structural engineer George Massey. The architecture style is Romanesque Revival. The location of the Queen Victoria Building fills a city block encircled by George, Market, York and Druitt Streets.

Building Victoria Queen
Building Victoria Queen

The grand shopping arcade Queen Victoria Building is built with four shopping floors. The whole building resembles a castle. The ground floor is reserved for food mainly and it is said that the best cuisine is served here. The rest three floors are mainly reserved for several shops of all kinds. The large openings on the top three floors allow the light to cross naturally which enhances the effect and architectural details. The domes specially the central one has a huge impact on the whole interior. The underground arcades are connected to Town Hall railway station and the Myer building.

Queen Victoria Building Entrance
Queen Victoria Building Entrance

The fantastic details of architecture, the hallways, the stairs, the huge windows, the light effects, the decoration, the pillars and huge balconies all add magic to the place. The shopping options available are also a reflection of the fine taste. The huge clocks are a great addition to the place and enhance the royal touch this place has. The world largest hanging clock is worth seeing. A public lending library is another great addition to this arcade.

Inside Queen Victoria Building
Inside Queen Victoria Building

The Google rating for the Queen Victoria Building is 4.3 stars. The Queen Victoria Building is appreciated by most of the visitors for its ancient looks and unique environment. It is highly recommended to visit the Queen Victoria Building during charismas when the beautiful tree is decorated with Swarvovski crystals. The Asian food served is highly appreciated as well. Some find the place a bit expensive but still believe it’s worth a visit. The availability of Wi-Fi is also highly appreciated. To enjoy the shopping and simply feel connected with the history go there and you will simply enjoy the lazy stroll through the aisle and walkways of this amazing shopping arcade.

Queen Victoria Building Sydney (Australia)
Queen Victoria Building Sydney (Australia)

Queen Victoria Building Sydney Australia
Queen Victoria Building Sydney Australia

Queen Victoria Building Sydney
Queen Victoria Building Sydney

Queen Victoria Building
Queen Victoria Building

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QVB

Sydney Victoria Queen Building Australia
Sydney Victoria Queen Building Australia

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Victoria Queen Building Australia

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Victoria Queen Building

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Victoria Queen

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