We visited with our teenage daughters. We had an excellent breakfast and did some great shopping. The buildings are beautiful, and the people running the establishments are friendly (and good salespeople).
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The Rocks has a mix of old buildings and newer ones. One needs a map guide to help plan a walk around to discover the historic properties, restaurants and boutique shops.
We stayed in the rocks and so got to walk around most of the area, there are a number of pubs which provide food. There is also a market on the weekends which we would recommend. At the top of the market there, are food...More
This is the old historical heart of Sydney and it shows with an interesting mix of alleyways, cul-de-sacs and courtyards. Full of cafes, restaurants and bars, very busy on a weekend night.
I loved how this area of Sydney was 80% less busy then say Circular Quay. And I loved all the laneways. But the downfall was that some of the Laneways were dead ends and the rocks is a very hilly part Sydney. Expect to doing...More
It's amazing how many Sydney-siders I speak to who have never taken the time to explore the Rocks. There is so much history there mixed in with restaurants, shops and attractions that one day just doesn't do it justice.
So many little side streets and walkways that give you the feel of what it was like way back in the 1900's. Many old buildings make the character of the area. Heaps of old pubs to eat at and have a beer. Plenty of knick...More
The rocks are great but I would wait until all those road works and construction are finished. The walk down via George Street is really bad with al fresco cafes and bars too noisy to sit at. By the time you hustle your way there...More
Not to be missed for strolling, dining, shopping and experiencing the quality of life in Sydney and fantastic dining spots.