rss

Top 3 ways to re-discover Parramatta

Posted By Holly On October 29, 2013

Parramatta has so much waiting for you to discoverTop 3 ways to re-discover Parramatta

Parramatta has a lot more going for it than simply being the home of the Eels NRL team. Residents of the Western Sydney capital have seen the city undergo rapid growth to emerge as a dynamic, busy and social hub of activity.

Visitors and locals in long-term accommodation will be amazed at how much there is to discover in Parramatta.

Shop til you drop

Parramatta is the proud owner of one of Australia's largest Westfield shopping centres. Located just 400m from the spacious apartments at Mantra Parramatta, the mall has enough clothing stores, eateries and entertainment to keep you busy for a whole weekend!

Eat your heart out

Head to Church Street in the heart of Parramatta for a buzzy bite of paradise. Choose from alfresco street side dining and a wide variety of international cuisines, from Thai to Italian and everything in between.


"Parramatta has a lot more going for it than simply being the home of the Eels NRL team. Residents of the Western Sydney capital have seen the city undergo rapid growth to emerge as a dynamic, busy and social hub of activity.


If that doesn't satisfy your cravings, Harris Park is another local hot spot for foreign food. Known for its Indian eateries, dessert bars and spice markets, the suburbs also features Lebanese sweet shops and Japanese teppanyaki.

Reacquaint yourself with nature

Parramatta Park is one of the most picturesque parts of the city. Listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, Old Government House and Doman (Parramatta Park) form the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage property.

Over 1.7 million people visit the park every year to ride bicycles, rollerblade, run, walk and get amongst some sporting action.

The grounds also host music festivals and the annual Parramatta Australia Day celebrations, along with the Mother's Day Classic and Sydney Symphony.

Bring the whole family along for a day out. There's playgrounds, barbecues and picnic areas, plus an onsite cafe.

If you're just visiting for a weekend and wondering what to do in Sydney, make sure to fit a visit to bustling Parramatta into your trip.


blog comments powered by Disqus

search & book
:
:
:
Children:
Infants:


Popular Posts

  • Top hidden bars in Melbourne
    Top hidden bars in Melbourne
    Melbourne and its winding laneways are a great place ...
    Read More »
  • Travelling on a budget? Stay in a holiday apartment and save
    Travelling on a budget? Stay in a holiday apartment and save
    It's no secret that some holidays can cost a ...
    Read More »
  • Five must-visit restaurants in Surfers Paradise
    Five must-visit restaurants in Surfers Paradise
    You don't want to be wandering around in search ...
    Read More »
  • Melbourne's hottest and hippest new restaurants
    Melbourne's hottest and hippest new restaurants
    When you've moved away to a different city, it's ...
    Read More »
  • Melbourne's hidden gems revealed
    Melbourne's hidden gems revealed
    Melbourne is renowned for its coffee culture and great ...
    Read More »
  • Infographic: Perth - A wonderful holiday destination
    Infographic: Perth - A wonderful holiday destination
    Perth is a wonderful destination for holidays, with more ...
    Read More »
  • Top 10 things to do at Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
    Top 10 things to do at Lorne on the Great Ocean Road
    How many times has Monday rolled around and you’ve ...
    Read More »
  • Infographic: My Brisbane To Do List 2014
    Infographic: My Brisbane To Do List 2014
    There's nothing like having a to do list handy ...
    Read More »