When you are a visitor to a place, there is nothing like the knowledge of a local to take you to some of the lesser known but equally interesting corners of a city. Sydney has plenty of fascinating nooks and crannies, many of which a lot of the locals don't even know about. So if you are a visitor or a local and eager to do a little exploring on or off the beaten track, here are hundreds of suggestions to get you going.
Parramatta holds great significance in the history of Australia, being the first inland colonial settlememnt, and the second settlement overall after Sydney Cove to be established by Australia s British colonists of the late 18th century. Travel Time: 50 mins. from Central Station.
Things to see and do: historic buildings; museums; Parramatta Park; shopping; cafe and restaurant strip; City to Parramatta river ferry