Liverpool is one of the oldest urban settlements in Australia, founded on 7 November 1810. In the late 1850s, Liverpool became a major agricultural and transportation centre as the land in the district was very productive. Popular places to visit are The Liverpool Markets, Bigge Park and the Whitlam Leisure Centre.

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Liverpool is a suburb in south-western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales. Liverpool is one of the oldest urban settlements in Australia, founded on 7 November 1810.

Liverpool is at the head of navigation of the Georges River and combined with the Great Southern Railway from Sydney to Melbourne reaching Liverpool in the late 1850s, Liverpool became a major agricultural and transportation centre as the land in the district was very productive.

The city centre has a Hoddle Grid layout with many little laneways and arcades, similar to that of Melbourne. The main strip is Macquarie Street which contains numerous small cafes.

Popular places to visit are The Liverpool Markets, Bigge Park and the Whitlam Leisure Centre.

For more information on where to stay and what to do, see our Liverpool directory.

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