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- 98%Nightlife Lovers
- 78%History Buffs
- 65%Art & Design Lovers
- 62%Local Culture
- 56%Adventure Travelers
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- The RocksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 3Nov 15, 2013
Once you are in this place, for me I felt like its a different world. If you are here make sure you try the pancakes at "Pancakes on the Rocks". Those pancakes are the best! I found this is the only best place for me in this place. One inconvenient thing was we walked all the way from Opera house to this place and It was hard to locate restrooms here :|Recommended for:
- The RocksAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureStudentsBackpackersAdventure TravelersOct 26, 2013
The Rocks is the Bohemian and often crowded section of Sydney, crawling with tourists, shops, and restaurants. You'll pay the tourist price for things here, too, except maybe at the Sunday Rocks market, where delightful little trinkets and crafts can keep you busy for hours. There are also wonderful views of the harbor, Opera House, and bridge from The Rocks - as well as the access point for the bridge climb/walk.Recommended for:
- The RocksOct 20, 2013
The Rocks is a cool little area near Sydney Harbor that reminded me of a saloon-filled town in the Old West. It has a bunch of bars and restaurants with a cowboy-esque flair, and a lot of young people hang out in this area. Great to walk around and stumble upon a hole-in-the-wall type bar.Recommended for:
- The RocksMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsAdventure TravelersOct 18, 2013
Take Sydney as a kind of playground, with certain neighborhoods being perfect for specific things, and you'll see why it's easy to like the Rocks. With heritage brick buildings and narrow lanes heading up the cliffs overlooking the harbour and the famous Harbour Bridge, you can't argue with the scenery, and though tourists will rightly decry its lower reaches as touristy, locals know that just up the hill it's a zone of amazing pubs with oodles of character -- some of the city's best. If you're in for a bit of a walk, head to the Lord Nelson Brewery, or just wander the lanes enjoying the erstwhile seafaring ambiance. Beware outlandish pricing at the restaurants near Circular Quay.Recommended for:
- The RocksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Oct 12, 2013
The oldest part of Sydney and easily the best. Lots of great pubs and restaurants and central to a lot of the Sydney icons (The Opera House, The bridge and the Museum of contemporary art)...Save money on a Sydney Harbor tour by catching a ferry from Circular Quay....
- The RocksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11Feb 24, 2013
The Rocks are an area of the north tip of Sydney proper that is a popular shopping and dining area, particularly for tourists. It is next to the Circular Quay, where you can catch ferries to other parts of the greater Sydney area, and not far off from the famous Sydney Harbour bridge.
It is not unlike San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf and Ghiradelli Square area and Pier 39. Near the water, near the famous bridge, and full of tourists.
- The RocksMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 4Jan 08, 2013
The vibe is a touristy and overpriced, but there are some great views of the bridge and surrounds from here, and some nice places to grab drinks or a meal as long as you do not mind paying a couple extra dollars for being in the rocks.
- The RocksNov 22, 2012
Great place for Saturday breakfast and some shopping on the street markets. This is one of my favourite places in the whole world. You can find anything from pancakes, beer, swiss chocolate, flowers, dresses, art, zen stuff... absolutely amazing!
- The RocksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness TravelersFoodiesNov 09, 2012
The Rocks is the neighborhood under the southern landing of the Sydney Harbor Bridge. There's a park at the waterfront, which is swamped with tourists taking photos of the opera house, but farther away from the water are lots of things to do that the tourists haven't discovered.
- The RocksJul 05, 2012
The Rocks is one of Sydney's most historic areas, a favourite for tourists and locals alike. As the oldest area of Sydney, The Rocks features a wonderful mix of past and present. Check out the markets on the weekend, the best local pub is the Lord Nelson and for fine dining you have to try Pony Lounge and Dining on Kendall Lane.