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The Rocks

The Rocks

The Rocks is one of Sydney’s most popular destinations, and for a good reason. This urban locality is steeped in a rich history that, coupled with its mesmerising natural beauty, makes it one of the most amazing places to explore.

The Rocks area is on the southern part of the Sydney Harbour, with proximity to the CBD.

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The tourist precinct and its surroundings are under the local government area of the City of Sydney. Nearby attractions include the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Millers Point and Circular Quay.

The region’s proximity to these attractions has impacted the vibrant culture and made it a vantage position to view some of Sydney’s most iconic attractions. Look out for the Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as the Sydney Opera House – two of Sydney’s most recognisable landmarks.

Learn more about this historic region as you walk the cobbled laneways that lead up to the sandstone buildings. While at it, enjoy a cold beer at any of the pubs that line The Rocks. If you would like panoramic views of the region, head out to the Pylon Lookout or enjoy the thrill that is bridge ascension with BridgeClimb Sydney. Alternatively, take a self-guided tour to explore the gems of The Rocks area.

For history buffs and art lovers, get the best of both worlds when you visit the Museum of Contemporary Art that is in The Rocks. This museum presents different exhibitions that feature works by Australian artists with the option of free guided tours. Another place worth visiting is the Ken Done gallery that is home to some of Done’s most intricate works.

Exploring The Rocks is incomplete without visiting the markets. Held on weekends between 10am and 5pm, the markets are a superb opportunity to shop for unique souvenirs and gifts, from handmade jewellery to homeware and clothing. For food lovers, The Rocks Foodie Market is the go-to option.

Getting to The Rocks is pretty easy as it is close to the CBD. You may walk north using George Street from the business district or take a fantastic ferry ride to Circular Quay.

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