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This tranquil Church yard of St Stephens, Newtown is the last resting place of the early settlers of the city. The cemetery was founded in 1848 and was for twenty years the main general cemetery for Sydney, with the total number of burials being about...More
Evokes many questions and thoughts as you stroll around. Great to see the place being actively used and enjoyed by so many. Also nice to learn that it has strong support fr the local Friends group. Had a laugh at the beehives now sharing the...More
Worth a visit with graves from the mid-19th century, of famous colonial people and the memorial and remains of the wreck of the Dunbar. Also a Victorian Gothic revival church designed by Edmund Blackett. They have guided tours which are worth going on as more...More
This cemetery is not original and was recreated when the park next was done. All the graves were moved to the current location and you can realise that all the graves moved were pre 1900.
A favourite of the locals that you will find reading...More
In correction to the review above, this is the original site of Camperdown Cemetery opened in 1848. Originally the cemetery was 13 acres (it extended from Lennox St all the way down to Federation St. but in the mid-19th-century the Camperdown Memorial Rest Park was...More
Went on a guided tour recently and was blown away at the history of my local area. Karen Johnson the tour guide, was amazing and informed! Lots of interesting facts really brought to life my local area. I now see the streets I have called...More
A ramshackle cemetery with the most magical Moreton Bay Fig at the entrance. Visitors are welcome to wander daily during daylight hours for free. Lots of locals walk their dogs in here, just walk straight on through behind the church and find your way between...More
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theaters to the neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai
restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.