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The Rocks is where convicts were first settled upon arrival in the earliest days of the Colony of NSW.
Photo: The Rocks is where convicts were first settled upon arrival in the earliest days of the Colony of NSW.
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Sydney: The Rocks Historical District

The Rocks is a restored historical district, situated on the west side of the Cove, opposite from the Opera House. You can explore Australia’s early history here, including what life was like for the convicts and soldiers who were sent here with the First Fleet and subsequent fleets.

The Rocks is also a good place for nightlife, with an excellent collection of restaurants, bars and cafes to try.

The Rocks Hotels

You can find numerous hotels within walking distance of The Rocks district, and also near the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour.

Main Photo: The Rocks is where convicts were first settled upon arrival in the earliest days of the Colony of NSW.

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