The Rocks

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  • Address: New South Wales, Australia, Sydney
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Bridge, Walking Area, Historical Site, Cafe, Pubs, Restaurant, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods

About The Rocks, Sydney

A key international tourist location of Sydney is “The Rocks”, situated along the shore of southern Sydney. The Bradfield Highway of Sydney is lined and bordered by the Rocks, and it extends up to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Being a zone composed of marine stones and sandstone, the Rocks has been a famous visiting location for tourists as well as geologists. Add it to the Sydney trip planner to plan your visit beforehand.

The popularity and fame of “the Rocks” is also due to its proximity to the vibrant Circular Quay and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This area houses numerous stores of artistry and craftwork, as well as several shops featuring heritage articles. The Rocks has a network of streets bearing important landmarks from Australian history.

Moreover, the area is also a popular zone used for hosting exhibitions and galleries which feature dresses and the cultural articles of Australia. Another aspect of the Rocks is the presence of the historical pubs like the Fortune of War and the Lord Nelson. Besides there are also diners that have been built during recent times, for example, Orient, the Palisade, and the Observer. There is also a small well organized dock in the Rocks for passenger and ferry service.

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Being the most popular fun place in Sydney, The Rock welcomes people with lot of enthusiasm and zest. You don’t have to Buy Tickets for The Rock as the place is free and open for visitors. While the entrance to the place is free for everybody, the tours available there may cost some charge. Contact the authorities to know about the other Rock Ticket Prices. All these tours are not only fun but exciting too. Don’t hesitate to spend some bucks on The Rock Tours Ticket Price and indulge in its happening vibe.

The Rocks Information

  • The Rocks also house the heritage buildings of Cadmans Cottage, the Dawes Point Battery, and the Sydney Observatory.
  • There are many activities like painting and what not that take place in this area. It’s a good idea to find out and participate.
  • They also have fun tours like “ghost tour”, “new year’s eve tour”, Romeo and Juliet tour etc. down the rocks that are sure to make your experience much more exciting.
  • The Rocks Markets can be visited from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Rocks Foodies Market can be visited from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday.

The Rocks Opening and Closing Hours

  • Always Open.

How To reach The Rocks by Public Transport

  • Nearest stations: Cumberland St Near Argyle St(Bus Station)
  • George St Near Hickson Rd(Bus Station)

Restaurants Near The Rocks

  • Quay
  • Sake Restaurant & Bar
  • Lowenbrau Keller
  • The Rocks Cafe

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Things to Know Before Visiting The Rocks

  • 95% of people who visit Sydney include The Rocks in their plan

  • 31.59% of people start their The Rocks visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see The Rocks

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

65.82% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Rocks

People normally club together Sydney Opera House and Sydney Tower while planning their visit to The Rocks.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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