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“A fascinating piece of Sydney history.”
Review of The Rocks

The Rocks
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The Rocks Pub Walking Tour
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Sydney Photography Tour in the Historic Rocks Area
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Sydney Ghost Walking Tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed January 27, 2012

This area just a stones throw from Circular Quay is a must for those visiting Sydney. There is ample histort here and it is well documented and displayed. No shortage of great places to eat and shop. Coffee and sweets at the Le Renaisance Cafe is a must.

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Reviewed January 27, 2012

Australia was only first settled in 1788 so it doesn't have really really old stuff (except for the aboriginal rock art in the Northern Territory which is older than anything Europe has produced). The Rocks area of Sydney is the oldest historic architecture - 18th and 19th century buildings. There's a buzzy atmosphere at weekends with a market, there are old warehouses that have been turned into shops, the pubs are cool, there are some decent restaurants at the overseas passenger terminal and one 3 hat restaurant called Quay which is utterly superb but you need to book in about 6 months ahead and it is NOT cheap. The Museum of Contemporary Art is worth a visit.

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Reviewed January 26, 2012

Alovely place for views of the Harbour and a stroll through historic streets

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Reviewed January 26, 2012

Nice walk, history, great bars and restaurants, picturesque.

Thank BenLeaver
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Reviewed January 26, 2012

The best pubs in Sydney with so much always happening around you. Walking through the oldest parts of Sydney with spectacular water views and a variety of hidden cool pubs. Grab a map and find the variety of pubs on offer

Thank Luckyp17
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