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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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Still Point - 2nd Feb 2017

An insight into Australia and the world through the lens of Robert McFarlane.

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Mov’In Bed - 3rd Mar 2017

THE BIGGEST OUTDOOR BED CINEMA EXPERIENCE IN THE WORLD.

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Flickerfest 2017 - 25th Mar 2017

The Home Of Great Short Film coming to Parramatta.

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Places

Lake Parramatta

A highly significant 60km bushland reserve located in North Parramatta with a plethora of native flora and fauna and evidence of Aboriginal occupation. Bushwalking, bbq and nature-gazing...

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St John's Anglican Cathedral 2015

St John's Cathedral

The site on which St Johns Cathedral stands is the oldest continuous place of worship in Australia. The southern tower houses 13 memorial bells, gifted to the church and dedicated in 1923.

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