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Balmain One of Sydney's oldest suburbs, now a vibrant and artistic community.

Bondi Icebergs Swimming Pool, Sydney. Bondi One of Sydney's most eclectic and exciting precincts.

Cultural activities in Cabramatta, Sydney Cabramatta An authentic slice of South-East Asian sights and tastes.

Strolling in Chinatown, Sydney Chinatown and Haymarket Asian streetlife with a bit of Spanish pizzaz.

An aerial view of Sydney's Central Business District City Centre A beautiful harbourside capital, with historic precincts and cosmopolitan style.

Bushwalking in Maianbar, Cronulla, Sydney Cronulla Coast Sydney's longest beach is just a ferry ride from the Royal National Park.

Darling Harbour A lively harbourside precinct that throbs with activity day and night.

Cafes on Victoria Street, Darlinghurst (Photo: Tony Yeates) Darlinghurst Boutiques and bookshops by day, bars and nightclubs by night.

Double Bay Fashion central and the playground of Sydney’s beautiful people.

Glebe is one of Sydney's most vibrant alternative areas.

Tizzana Winery, Ebenezer, Hawkesbury Valley (Photo: P. Blackmore/Tourism NSW) Hawkesbury Valley The Hawkesbury River winds its way through a fertile valley.

Dining on Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf, Sydney (Photo: F. Quimby) Kings Cross and Woolloomooloo This lively entertainment area buzzes with nightclubs, bars and...

The Leichhardt Forum, Sydney Leichhardt Sydney's Little Italy, the place to go for all things Italian, from gelato to espresso.

St John's Anglican Church, Camden, Sydney Macarthur A vibrant, bustling area with country charm

Manly BeachManly 

Nestled between the harbour and a surf beach – a quintessential Sydney experience.

Bent Street, Fox Studios, Moore Park, Sydney Moore Park Major sports stadiums, entertainment venues and an expansive park.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney Mosman and Balmoral Beach Harbourside suburbs blessed with great cafes, shops and views

One of Newtown's many café spots on King Street, Sydney (R. Billington/Tourism NSW) Newtown Colourful, unconventional and gay-friendly with a strong arts culture, great shopping and dining.

Shopping for the latest trends in Paddington, Sydney (J. Morgan/Tourism NSW) Paddington Stylish terraces, a great shopping precinct lined with cafés and restaurants.

St Johns Cathedral, Parramatta, Sydney (3stroke Photography/Tourism NSW) Parramatta Parramatta is a city of historic charm with a multicultural footprint.

Overlooking the Nepean River, Penrith precinct Penrith Valley An aquatic playground at the foothills of the Blue Mountains.

George IV Hotel in Picton, Sydney Picton and Surrounds All the charm and tranquillity of the country.

Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour (Photo: Hamilton Lund / Tourism NSW). Sydney Harbour and Islands All kinds of water craft jostle for a piece of the world's best harbour.

Biking around Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney. Sydney Olympic Park Home of the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, major social and sporting venue.

Some architectural details in The Rocks, Sydney The Rocks and Circular Quay Historic harbourside area with shops, pubs and restaurants.

 


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Must do

Fast facts

  • Sydney’s pocket of South-East Asia
  • South-western suburbs
  • A 60-minute train ride from Circular Quay

Why go there

Known as Sydney’s culinary united nations, Cabramatta delivers an authentic slice of South-East Asian sights, tastes and exotic foods. In the arcades and alleys around Freedom Plaza, the lively hub in the centre of the town, you'll find Vietnamese soup stands, butcher shops selling ‘wind-dried’ sausage and Thai herb emporiums.

Shopkeepers are always eager to explain how to use their produce in your cooking, or you can discover the real thing by eating at Cabramatta’s popular restaurants and cafés.

Things to do

  • People-watch in Freedom Plaza as families meet, old men play mahjong and women sell home-grown herbs.
  • Slurp on a bowl of pho (noodle soup) with a sugary lemon drink.
  • Visit a Chinese herbalist shop and watch as remedies are prepared.
  • Find serenity at the Kuan Yin Buddhist Temple.

Don’t miss

  • Taking a Day Trip to Asia tour, run by chef and food writer Carol Selva Rajah.
  • Sipping a freshly squeezed durian from Tan Thach Hong.
  • Shops offering stunning fabrics and Asian jewellery.
  • The Moon Festival, usually in September, with 15 days of celebrations.
  • Cabramatta Seafood Festival, in December.
  • Cultural activities in Cabramatta, Sydney

    Cultural activities in Cabramatta, Sydney

Towns within

Cultural activities in Cabramatta, Sydney Cabramatta An authentic slice of South-East Asian sights and tastes.

 

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