The Rocks Markets
Amid a labyrinth of laneways, sandstone cottages and terraces layered with speciality shops, cafes and restaurants, lies one of Australia’s most famous markets, The Rocks Markets, Sydney.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm – 6pm in the summer months – The Rocks Market literally rocks with free entertainment, street theatre and outdoor concerts. Jazz, folk and pop music from local pubs adds extra zest to a colourful scene of over 150 market stalls arranged under a vast canopy of sun sails.
The Rocks Market, Sydney, stocks an extraordinarily diverse, quality range of classic Australian souvenirs and craft, hard-to-find indigenous craft, antiques and collectables, fashion, homewares, jewellery, photography and knick knacks. And if you’re into art there are also quite a few galleries as well.
Many of the hotels and fine dining restaurants located in The Rocks, Sydney, provide outstanding views of the harbour and some of the best seafood available.
Sheltered beneath the expanse of Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks Markets are easy to access – only 5 minutes walk from the CBD or from Circular Quay after arriving by ferry or train. Secure and street parking is available.
The Rocks, Australia, is of historical significance, maintaining a strong presence of the past, and well worth a full day of exploring.