Darlinghurst is a stronghold of LGBTQ+ community of Sydney. It is also one of the most artistic neighborhoods with galore of independent art spaces such as King Street Gallery, TAP Gallery, ARTERY Aboriginal Art, and Stanley Street Gallery. Darlinghurst pushes as far from the mainstream as possible, you won’t find mainstream shops and chain stores here. Instead, you can enjoy independent vintage stores on Oxford Street. Darlinghurst is also one of Sydney’s coolest avant-garde nightspots, with cocktail venues like Charlie Parker’s, small wine bars, of street-corner gay bars.