Parramatta Travel Guide
Parramatta accommodation, Parramatta activities and attractions, Parramatta maps, transportation to and around Parramatta - the Jasons Parramatta Destination Travel Guide is your complete visitor guide for Parramatta.
Parramatta is sometimes referred to as Sydney
's "second central business district". It is also known for its historic colonial buildings, excellent restaurants and vast range of shops including Westfield Parramatta.
Old Government House, built in 1799, is Australia's oldest public building and its furnishings represent the finest collection of pre-1855 furniture of the early colony. Elizabeth Farm, also the oldest home in Australia, has gardens originally laid out in 1830. Experimental Farm was set up by the fledgling colony to research farming techniques in Australia and is now a museum.
Parramatta is located 23 km west of the Sydney CBD