El Alamein Fountain
It’s testimony to the ‘cleaning up’ of the Cross that this once-dodgy park is now a reasonably safe place to hang out (probably helped...
The Cross Arts Projects
This little commercial gallery stages interesting curated shows, including lots of Aboriginal art.
Gazebo Wine Garden
A hip wine bar in skanky old Fitzroy Gardens? Who would have believed it 10 years ago? This place has groovy decor (wrought-iron gates,...
With limited bench seating inside and a few tables on the lane, tiny Wilbur's is an informal spot for a quick bite on what's become the...
Macleay St · interesting places nearby
El Alamein Fountain information
One of the most notable landmarks in Kings Cross is the thistle-like fountain in the Fitzroy Gardens (actually a rather grungy plaza). The fountain is known locally as the elephant douche . Behind the fountain is a fortress-like police station where there are also some surprisingly safe public toilets. On Sundays, a small flea market sets up in the plaza.