An inner city locality of Sydney , Kings Cross is located about 2km from the central business district of Sydney. Surrounded by other sub urbs such as Potts Point, Elizabeth Bay Rushcutters Bay and Darlinghurst. It is also known as “the Cross” colloquially and once famous for its theaters and dance houses the area transformed into a red light district after the World War II , today the area houses many restaurants mainly cafes, bars and strip clubs.

Many tourist who come to Sydney do not fail to pay a visit to King’s Cross. There are varying types of places to stay , however the new budding Serviced Apartments Sydney CBD are becoming a widely sought after option. Among them one that gains much prominence is Oaks Hyde Park Plaza.These modern stylish apartments are self contained and provide spacious living spaces for holiday makers away from home. Its location is perfect to explore most of Sydney’s famous attractions and land marks.

There were early indigenous settlements in the area prior to the European settlement however the outbreak of small pox left brought down their numbers. The King’s Cross region has remained the Bohemian hub from the early twentieth century.

The area is famous for a lot of negative activities going on , such as many organized crime activities that take place. Sometimes the area is also known as the drug and capital and the red ligt district of Australia.

However though there’s a bit of positive light shedding in the area, The Wayside Chapel , which is opened most of the time also acts as a counseling center.

The area is home to many adult book stores, tacky clubs , strip clubs and also many restaurants and cafes that can tinkle your taste buds.

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