Australia: A Perth City Guide

Australia, Perth Guide (B): Australia: A Perth City Guide

Welcome to my Perth city guide, with all the information you need to plan your visit to this very attractive state capital on the far west coast of Australia.

Situated between the desert and the sea, Perth is one of the world’s most isolated cities. It is 2,104 kilometres (1,307 miles) away from the next population centre with more than 100,000 people (being the South Australian capital of Adelaide).

The city was founded in 1829 and has seen constant change since then, which is reflected in both the architecture and the personality of the city. In recent decades Perth has benefited from a significant natural resources boom, as the mining, petroleum, and agricultural export industries of Western Australia have brought prosperity, development and a fast-growing population despite the geographical isolation.

The bustling city centre is very smart, with many modern office buildings. Perth is increasingly cosmopolitan but still retains a hint of its frontier town roots. Good living is the focus, with outdoors eating and some of Australia’s best beaches creating the perfect environment for an outdoors lifestyle. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Australia: A Perth City Guide
Guide Location: Australia » Perth
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Treasury hotel   Wildflower restaurant   Richardson Hotel & Spa   Kings Park   Alex Hotel   Perth Cultural Centre   Sayers   West End Deli   Cathedral Square   Lucky Chan’s Laundry + Noodle Bar   Petition Beer Corner   Mechanics Institute   Little Creatures Brewery   Monk Brewery   Bread in Common   Fremantle Prison   Fremantle Market   Cicerellos  
Author: Natasha Von Geldern
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