What you need to know…

North CBD precinct runs from Martin Place to Circular Quay, stretching through Macquarie and Kent Streets. Other streets in this area are Phillip, Clarence, Bridge and King Streets.


This area is also known as the ‘Finance Quarter’, home to Sydney CBD’s banking arena. Here the likes of the Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Bank and QBE to name a few hold prime real estate. This part of the CBD has seen a wave of trendy ‘small’ bars and restaurants emerge of late, such as Grasshopper Bar, Frankies Pizza and Stitch Bar.


Continuing down to Circular Quay is where you find Sydney’s famous Harbour, Ferry Terminal and Opera House. A must-see part of the City no matter if you’re visiting or a local!

Facilities in the area:

  • Martin Place
  • Law Courts – Supreme Court Queens Square/ Hospital Road Court Complex/ Kings Street Court/ St James Road Court
  • The Mint
  • Channel 7 TV Studio
  • MLC Centre
  • Chifley Square
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Conservatorium of Music
  • Angel Place Recital Hall
  • Circular Quay
  • Opera House
  • The State Library
  • Parliament House
  • Premium Restaurants such as Café Sydney and Quay
  • The Ivy Pool Bar
  • Wynyard Park
  • Australia Square


For all the parking stations in this precinct, please go to:




Please note City of Sydney’s parking regulations:



To Do & See:

  1. Watch from Martin Place as Channel 7’s TV shows ‘Sunrise’ and ‘The Morning Show’ are filmed. You may even get your face on TV!
  2. Go for a stroll along the Opera House and pick from one of the many eateries on the lower concourse for lunch or dinner.
  3. Wander around the Botanic Gardens and take in this oasis in the heart of the City!
  4. Take a ferry from Circular Quay over to the many destinations accessible by Sydney Harbour.
  5. In need of a restaurant for that special occasion? Look no further than Café Sydney or Quay Restaurants, overlooking the magnificent Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
  6. Spend an evening soaking up some classical music at the Angel Place Recital Hall.

Contact information and useful links:

Public Transport is within only a minute’s walk to either Martin Place train station plus access to Circular Quay and Wynyard Stations.

Visitors Centre:

Sydney Visitor Information Centre 106 George Street, Sydney NSW

13 20 77

Visitors Centre:

Sydney Trains & Buses Information Hotline - 24hours / 7 days

131 500

Visitors Centre:

OPAL Card Hotline for Information & Assistance - 24 hours / 7 days

13 67 25