The estate of one John Harris inspired the suburb’s name.
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One of Ultimo’s most prominent landmarks is the Mustard Seed Uniting Church located at the corner of Bulwara Road and Quarry Street. Built in 1883, the church has since undergone renovations but maintains its grandiose stature in the suburb’s skyline.
Top attractions include the Powerhouse Museum that features a diverse collection of different types of technology within various fields. Home to almost half a million artefacts, it is fascinating to note that the museum got its name from its location at what was once a tram power station.
Drop by at Wentworth Park, a large multi-purpose sporting facility that provides space for sports lovers to engage in their favourite games. These range from rugby to soccer and greyhound racing. Additionally, Ultimo boasts of great architectural designs that dot its skyline.
One of the unmistakable design works is the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building that makes up part of the University of Technology Sydney. The building’s external facade of a crumpled brown paper amazes many visitors and is one of Ultimo’s most popular attractions. The building’s entrance is accessible using the Goods Line – a pedestrian pathway.
Wind up your tour of Ultimo with meals from the suburb’s best restaurants. Try out authentic Thai cuisine at Caysorn Thai or treat yourself to Taiwanese delights at Tea Plus. Other options include Salt Meats Cheese Ultimo and The Lord Wolseley. Explore the suburb’s hidden gems and discover more of what Sydney has to offer.
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