Victoria Park Pool
This 50m heated outdoor pool in Victoria Park serves as Newtown and Glebe’s beach. There’s also a gym ($18 with pool access), crèche,...
Within the University of Sydney's quadrangle, this museum is a must-see for ancient-history geeks. Inside is an amazing accumulation of...
University of Sydney
Australia’s oldest tertiary institution (1850) has over 49,000 students and even boasts its own postcode. You don’t need to have a PhD...
Behind a glass curtain wall on an insanely busy intersection, this Sydney Uni–affiliated theatre (actually, four theatres) shows an...
Sappho Books, Cafe & Wine Bar
Sequestered in the back of a raggedy bookshop, Sappho is a beaut bohemian garden cafe-bar, its walls scrawled with generations of...
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Victoria Park information
The green gateway to the Inner West and the University of Sydney, Victoria Park is a 9-hectare grassy wedge revolving around pondlike Lake Northam and Victoria Park Pool . Each February, 75,000 people descend on the park for the Mardi Gras Fair Day: dog shows, live performances and the ‘Miss Fair Day’ drag competition (no, it doesn’t involve cars).