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    Farmers Market
    The markets are perfect for an inspiring breakfast or lunch, and for stocking up fresh Australian produce.
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Welcome To Parramatta

From the beautiful reserves of Lake Parramatta and World Heritage Listed Parramatta Park to the eclectic dining of the Eat Street precinct and surrounds and our Farmers Market or award-winning shows at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta has something for everyone. Great foodgreat shopping, events and street festivals, sprawling parklands, some of Australia's oldest and most interesting heritage sites, and a thriving after-hours nightlife with pubs, clubstheatresmovies and sport under lights.

Parramatta is a 30 minute train ride from the Sydney CBD and the popular Parramatta River ferry service operates daily from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay.

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Explore Parramatta

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Put on your walking shoes or hop on a bike to discover the history of Parramatta.

Use our Explore Parramatta guide to show you the way. Explore Parramatta.

Taste Parramatta

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Eat your way around Parramatta - Gatehouse Tea Rooms

Indulge in the finest quality High Tea or a light snack in one of the oldest High Tea venues in Australia.

Taste Parramatta - for to the latest and best food offerings in Parramatta.

Sydney Festival is bringing the circus to Parramatta this summer

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A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists.

A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists will light up the summer season this January when Sydney Festival returns with a host of premiere works including a new Circus City precinct.

More information on Sydney Festival website.

Coming Events

A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam - 12th Jan 2017

Explore the dynamic, influential and tumultuous years of the Whitlam Government.

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Urban Kali - 22nd Sep 2017

Read more details about this event.For two shows only, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present Urban Kali, a contemporary multidisciplinary performance that integrates dance, installation and film.

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De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Day - 23rd Sep 2017

Get to Rosehill Gardens for all the excitement of the 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival.

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The Kickz Stand presents "It's More Than Just Sneakers" - 24th Sep 2017

The Kickz Stand will be hosting the lifestyle and culture event " It's More Than Just Sneakers" in September 24, 2017 at PCYC Parramatta.

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Places

Female Orphan School & Margaret Whitlam Galleries

One of the very few surviving public buildings of its size dating from the early colonial period. Predating even Hyde Park Barracks, the Female Orphan School is the oldest three-storey building in the country.

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The Lancer Barracks (Linden military museum)

Lancer Barracks were built in Parramatta between 1818 and 1820 to house the British troops who garrisoned the then colony of NSW.

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