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MARRICKVILLE

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THE AREA

Multi-layered and diverse, Marrickville is a melting pot of cultures with an all-embracing attitude. It’s a foodie hangout, has a vibrant music and art scene, and enviable infrastructure that keeps locals well connected. It’s no wonder everyone is trying to nab their piece of Marrickville.

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Lifestyle

One of Sydney’s most intriguing suburbs, bohemian Marrickville simply has it all.

Marrickville’s rich diversity is celebrated throughout the community. There are mouth-watering eateries that cover the full spectrum – Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Australia, plus a thriving art and festival scene that in many ways put Marrickville on the map – Sydney’s Fringe Festival, Art Month Sydney and the Marrickville Festival.   

Bisecting this vibrant Inner West suburb are Marrickville and Illawarra Roads, which are the centre of activity and are also known for street art created by Ces Camilleri of Creative Artistic Steel. But locals aren’t restricted to the main arteries. Marrickville has one of Sydney’s finest café scenes, including establishments that are favoured for their brew, their park-side location or their general vibe.

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Lifestyle

One of Sydney’s most intriguing suburbs, bohemian Marrickville simply has it all.

Marrickville’s rich diversity is celebrated throughout the community. There are mouth-watering eateries that cover the full spectrum – Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Australia, plus a thriving art and festival scene that in many ways put Marrickville on the map – Sydney’s Fringe Festival, Art Month Sydney and the Marrickville Festival.   

Bisecting this vibrant Inner West suburb are Marrickville and Illawarra Roads, which are the centre of activity and are also known for street art created by Ces Camilleri of Creative Artistic Steel. But locals aren’t restricted to the main arteries. Marrickville has one of Sydney’s finest café scenes, including establishments that are favoured for their brew, their park-side location or their general vibe.

Well-equipped with an array of shopping options, including two Woolworths, an Aldi, an organic farmers’ market and an array of independent grocery stores, bakeries and delicatessens. When it comes to public transport, locals enjoy three train lines, multiple bus routes and quick access to Sydney’s internal and domestic airports.

Not just a place for the grown-ups, Marrickville is popular with young families – an extensive line-up of schools, playgrounds and community programs add to Marrickville’s appeal.

Neighbours

This family-friendly suburb is renowned for its diversity. Marrickville has always had a significant immigration population, once boasting a strong Greek population. In many ways the Greek influence remains, but today Vietnamese culture predominates.

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Neighbours

This family-friendly suburb is renowned for its diversity. Marrickville has always had a significant immigration population, once boasting a strong Greek population. In many ways the Greek influence remains, but today Vietnamese culture predominates.

Although many Sydney celebrities have long favoured this suburb, more recently Marrickville is seeing an influx of professionals, artists and musicians, all of whom are cultivating the bohemian vibe.

Area features

WINE & DINE
ART & MUSIC
ADDISON ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE
MARKETS
TRANSPORT

WINE & DINE

One of the perks of having such a multicultural makeup is the variety of cuisine offerings. On offer are Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Nepalese, Greek, Lebanese, Turkish, Spanish and modern Australian. Eateries, funky drinking establishments and an enviable café scene – Marrickville has it all, and it’s seriously good.

ART & MUSIC

Creative spaces and venues, street art and installations, annual festivals and events – Marrickville loves to celebrate its dynamic art and music scene.

ADDISON ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE

At the heart of Marrickville is the ARCCO, which has helped shape Marrickville into what it is today and has been the driver behind many social initiatives and campaigns that have affected all Sydney. Spread out over nine acres, ARCCO is a hub of culture, diversity and sustainability and is the home to the popular weekly farmers’ market. 

MARKETS

This laidback farmers’ market is all about gourmet food and fresh produce. An eclectic line-up of stalls offers a selection of flavours from around the world, mixed with local producers and artisans. The market attracts Sydneysiders from all over. Many choose to linger on picnic blankets and families take advantage of the pony rides and bouncing castle.

TRANSPORT

This sprawling Inner West suburb is well-connected, with three train stations – Marrickville, Dulwich Hill and Sydenham – a bus system that services all the main arteries, and Sydney’s international and domestic airports a 15-minute drive away.

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