Alishan International Guest House is located in Glebe; Sydney’s bohemian village just 10 minutes from the city centre. One of Sydney’s oldest suburbs, its residents are a mixing pot of university students, academics, professionals and artists.
Renowned for so many reasons: its variety of 40+ restaurants (featuring more than a dozen different cuisines), its cafe culture, pubs/bars featuring live music and comedy almost every night, specialised bookshops, home furnishing shops, natural therapies, art galleries, heritage listed buildings and more…
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Glebe Point Road Cafes & Pubs
This wonderful dining precinct is home to over 60 cafes, restaurants and pub dining rooms – most of which are moderately priced. The area caters for all tastes, with Modern Australian, Italian, Nepalese, Korean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Spanish, vegetarian and many other cuisines on offer. Learn more
Broadway Shopping Centre
Broadway Shopping Centre is conveniently located 5 minutes walk from Alishan International Guesthouse. It features a 500-seat Food Court and Hoyts 12-screen cinema complex along with major retailers Kmart, Coles, Target, Aldi, Dymocks Booksellers, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Harris Farm Markets, Rebel Sport, and over 100 specialty shops. More information here.
The historic University of Sydney was the first university to be established in Australasia on 1 October 1850. Visitors can walk around the campus and soak up the beautiful architecture and wealth of knowledge inside. The rare books library includes original manuscripts by Galileo, Halley and Copernicus. The University’s museum and art collections are open to the public Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. More information here.
Victoria Park Swimming Pool
Victoria Park Pool is open all year round offering a variety of facilities and services. With a central location in Victoria Park, this delightful outdoor pool offers abundant opportunities for exercise, rest and recreation. More information here.
Sydney Fish Markets
Sydney Fish Markets is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere offering over 100 species of fish daily. An authentic fisherman’s market, Sydney Fish Market incorporates a working fishing port, wholesale fish market, fresh food retail market, food and beverage outlets, a seafood cooking school and provides visitors with an entertaining and stimulating harbourside experience. More information here.
Glebe Saturday Markets
Glebe Markets is one of Sydney’s most established and well known Saturday markets. It has always had an alternative character and style. These days more than ever it is the showcase for the cutting edge of fashion and design. New, vintage and re-interpreted clothing and jewellery sit side by side waiting to be discovered by the savvy shopper. Meet the artists and designers and pick up a unique bargain piece at these fun and relaxed markets. More information here.
From the iconic Sydney Opera House to Australian Fashion Week and World Youth Day, Sydney is a tourist destination that must be seen to be believed. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Sydney offers hundreds of attractions and things to see and do — from live shows, museums, and art galleries, to shopping and dining. More information here.