To appreciate the many textures of Sydney, step out and discover nearby neighborhoods like Sydney Olympic Park, Bankstown, and Ashfield.
Visitors travel from all over the world to see the Sydney Opera House, one of the best-loved sites in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Chullora is a place steeped in sporting history. Spend a few hours in the stands of Parramatta Stadium, Parramatta, home to the Parramatta Eels rugby league team in winter and the Western Sydney Wanderers soccer team in summer. After enjoying the game, follow local sports obsessives to the nearby pubs to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Holiday Inn Parramatta, the Mantra Parramatta, or the Mercure Hotel Parramatta, Rosehill.