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Millers Point

Millers Point

Millers Point is a charming inner city suburb located in Sydney; sitting on the north-western region of the city’s CBD, in close proximity to The Rocks and Sydney Harbour.

This makes it a unique destination and a must-visit for anyone who would like a glimpse into the city’s past.

Millers Point Restaurants, Hotels, Accommodation, History & Map, Sydney NSW

The suburb’s history dates back to 1814 when the then-governor provided a grant of land to Thomas Miller, a military man. The presence of a small mill on location led to the area been referred to as Jack, The Miller’s Point seeing as the mill was owned by a man called Jack. Over the years, a school, a church and an observatory were constructed.

Two notable pubs, thanks to the fact that they are the oldest surviving, provide the perfect chance for fun lovers to chase the nights away. The two are The Lord Nelson, which is located within the suburb, as well as The Fortune of War, which is closer to the Rocks. Additional options for fun lovers include the Hero of Waterloo, as well as Palisade – both pulsating places worth checking out.

Additionally, there are many history and heritage points of interest in the suburb. The cobblestone lanes lead visitors to this quaint neighbourhood, and it feels like walking through layers upon layers of history. Look out for the brick buildings and stone churches that are a reflection of the city’s colonial era. A closer look as you walk the streets reveal placards that make mention of bubonic plague outbreaks in the suburb’s heydays.

Take the stairs that lead to the suburb’s open green spaces at Pottinger Park. This lush patch of land is ideal for quiet walks. The other option involves taking on the heritage trails that are interwoven to provide accessibility to The Rocks.

Other attractions nearby include Glover Cottages, Garrison Church, Georgian Warehouse, as well as Carlson Terrace located on Kent Street. To get a glimpse into the city’s memorable past, Millers Point is the place to be.

Accommodation is available for visitors who would love to stay in the area.

Address
Millers Point
Sydney, NSW

Operating Hours
24 Hours

Phone
(02) 9252 9876

Email
precinct.manager@walshbay.com.au

Ticket Prices / Admission
Free

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