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Cadmans Cottage, Sydney
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Admire Sydney's oldest surviving residential building, Cadmans Cottage. Built in 1816 along the shore of The Rocks historic area, the cottage originally housed coxswains of government boats. It takes its name from its last coxswain resident, John Cadman, the superintendent of boats who lived there with his family from 1827 until 1845. Today, the Sydney Harbour National Parks Information Centre resides in the cottage. Make Cadmans Cottage a centerpiece of your Sydney vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sydney travel itinerary maker.
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  • It is the oldest building in sydney today, and the Information Center. Right next door to the Sailor Home. Curious, worth knowing
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  • It is the oldest things in the individual houses in Sydney. Built in 1816 for John Cadman, until he died in 1845, it was live. He was exiled who was originally sent to Australia, but was active as the person responsible for the ships of the colonial Government in Sydney, so this place is built his house. There are interesting historical background, home is just an old House, that's it. As admission is free from tourist to have a chance I may.
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  • One of the oldest houses in Sydney, it bears testimony to the development that has taken place in the city since its founding in late 18th century. This house was built like 30 years after the first w...  more »
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  • Important part of the history of Sydney and the harbour. Be there at 18:00 for the start of the rocks free tour offered by I'm free guides!
  • Another historically important place. Well maintained. Nice experience to visit this place.
  • Cool place
  • Not outstanding by any means, but still pretty cool!
  • Well kept cottage , nice place.