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THE ROCKS, A STORY UNLIKE ANY OTHER
Must-haves to Sydney - Australia
The Rocks, a story unlike any other

Discover the artistic and historic heart of Sydney on this fascinating tour of iconic landmarks, contemporary art and Aboriginal art. You'll start by exploring the cobbled streets of historic The Rocks, where architectural treasures such as Cadman's Cottage hark back to Australia's early colonial days. Then immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), located on the waterfront at Circular Quay. You'll be captivated by the work of renowned artists such as Judy Watson, whose creations explore Aboriginal stories and cultural identity. Not forgetting the wonderful places where you can have a drink, a snack, lunch and more...

This tour will transport you through Sydney's rich and complex history while celebrating the contemporary creativity shaping the city today.

Painter, Architecture, History and politics, Sea, Must-haves
Time
8H
For
16 Experiences
Members only

S. H. Ervin Gallery
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S. H. Ervin Gallery
2 Watson Rd, Millers Point, 2000 Sydney

The S.H. Ervin Gallery is one of Sydney’s leading public art institutions located on Observatory Hill, The Rocks in Sydney. The Gallery’s exhibition program is designed to explore the richness and diversity of Australian a... Voir plus

Painter
Members only

First Impressions
2
First Impressions
Playfair St, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

"First Impressions" is a sculpture representing a group of three British sailors who took part in the first fleet to arrive in Australia in 1788. The sculpture is located near Circular Quay in Sydney's historic The Rocks d... Voir plus

Sculpture, Outdoor Sculture, Sand
The Rocks Markets
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The Rocks Markets
41 George St, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

Every weekend, you can discover open-air markets showcasing local art, crafts, fashion and gastronomy. As well as crafts, the markets also feature artistic creations such as jewellery, paintings and decorative objects.

Enjoy, Meal, Have a drink, Hybrid Place
Members only

Ken Done Gallery
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Ken Done Gallery
1 Hickson Rd, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

The Ken Done Gallery was opened in 1994, in the magnificent heritage Australian Steam Navigation Building in Sydney’s historic Rocks area. Ken Done’s original works have inspired a unique collection of art and design, limi... Voir plus

Painter
Sydney night
5
Sydney night
1 Hickson Rd, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

"Anybody who's had the pleasure of being on Sydney Harbour at night when there's some kind of celebration going on, will hopefully understand this picture. Again l've made it with a deliberate decorative border, l've got f... Voir plus

Drawing, Pencil
Cadman's Cottage
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Cadman's Cottage
110 George St, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

Cadman's Cottage is one of Sydney's oldest buildings. Located in the historic district of The Rocks, it plays an important role in the city's colonial history. The house was built in 1816 and is now a preserved historic bu... Voir plus

Visit
Members only

The Rocks Discovery Museum
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The Rocks Discovery Museum
Kendall Ln, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

The Rocks Discovery Museum is a museum located in the historic Rocks district of Sydney, Australia. "The Rocks is one of Sydney's oldest and most iconic neighbourhoods, close to the harbour and the famous Sydney Harbour Br... Voir plus

Painter, Sculptor, Drawer, Others
Members only

Museum Of Contemporary Art Sydney (MCA)
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Museum Of Contemporary Art Sydney (MCA)
140 George St, The Rocks, 2000 Sydney

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is a contemporary art museum located in Sydney. Founded in 1991, it is dedicated to the presentation, promotion and collection of contemporary art, with a focus on modern and... Voir plus

Members only

Sirius Anchor
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Sirius Anchor
Macquarie Place 36 Bridge St, 2000 Sydney

This wrought iron anchor belonged to the H.M.S. Sirius, flagship of the First Fleet which arrived at Port Jackson in 1788. It stands at 3.2 metres high and is set on a 1.2 metre granite and unpolished marble base.

Th... Voir plus

To be seen
Members only

Museum of Sydney
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Museum of Sydney
Cnr Bridge St &, Phillip St, Sydney, 2000 Sydney

The Sydney Museum is built on the ruins of the home of the first Governor of New South Wales, Arthur Phillip at the corner of today’s Bridge and Phillip Streets in Sydney, Australia. The house, which was the first seat of... Voir plus

Bara
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Bara
Tarpeian Precinct Lawn. Royal Botanic Gardens, 2000 Sydney

This work of art is a powerful expression of indigenous cultures. Bara are hooks carved from turban shells and used by Gadigal fisherwomen for thousands of years.

Sculpted in marble with a unique sparkling finish, th... Voir plus

Other media, Aboriginal Art, Marble
Members only

Art Gallery of NSW
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Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Rd, 2000 Sydney

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is one of Australia's leading art institutions. Located in Sydney, it is one of the country's leading art galleries and has a diverse collection of national and international works of art... Voir plus

Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Drawer, Digital, Others
Headhunter
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Headhunter
Art Gallery Rd, 2000 Sydney

Here, Tony Albert contrasts the strength and dignity implied by the word ‘hunter’ with a debased view of Aboriginal people and culture as represented by the kitsch tourist souvenir-ware featuring ‘portrait’ heads.

A... Voir plus

Other media, Aboriginal Art
Yininmadyemi - thou didst let fall
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Yininmadyemi - thou didst let fall
Hyde Park, Sydney, 2000 Sydney

On Anzac Day in 2015, the City of Sydney unveiled a sculpture he created in Sydney’s Hyde Park that commemorates Indigenous soldiers, who went largely unrecognised for their service in wars Australia took part in.

Sculpture
Members only

China cultural center
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China cultural center
Level 1, 151 Castlereagh street, 2000 Sydney

China Cultural Centre in Sydney (CCC) is an official non-profit cultural organization registered in Sydney by the Chinese government. On 17 November 2014, it was unveiled jointly by Chinese President Xi Jinping and the the... Voir plus

Members only

ArtHouse Hotel
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ArtHouse Hotel
275 Pitt St, 2000 Sydney

Situated in the heart of the CBD, The ArtHouse Hotel exudes inner-city retro chic. The heritage-listed venue dates back to 1836 when it served as The School of Arts. Now it is home to a multi-level Cocktail Bar, Restaurant... Voir plus

Meal, Have a drink, Activity
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