Although there are numerous beautiful cities in Australia, Cootamundra is the one that all tourists will love. The city is located in the New South Wales region, Australia and is about 385 km drive southwest of Sydney. Not only that the town is very beautiful, it is also really famous due to the many events which you can witness and experience here, including the Wattle Time Festival, an event which takes place every year in August.
Officially established in 1861 with a population of more than 5560 people, make sure to reserve a hire car, which is situated between Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. The city is well known for the strong development which was initiated in the 1860's, when gold mining first started in this location.
Jubilee Park is one of the most popular locations within Cootamundra. You will have the opportunity to learn everything about the evolution of cricket within the country. The busts of numerous Australian cricket players are displayed here.
Pioneer Park is a natural park in which you will be instantly charmed by the beautiful view. The Pioneer Park is also the perfect place to plan a picnic or simply a long walk, in which you will get an excellent view over the whole Cootamundra City.
The Post Office Building, as well the building of the National Australia Bank, are two spots in Cootamundra that should not be missed. The two were built in the 1880s and characterizes the architectural style of the period.
The Cootamundra Railway Station was built in the 1870s. If you decide to visit this city, the Railway station should not be missing from your route. The whole building is fascinating as it is quite unique. The shape of the Railway Station is unusual, having an octagonal center tower.
The Cootamundra Heritage Center is the best place to visit for tourists who want to learn everything about the history of the city. With impressive agricultural, transport, educational, cultural as well as historical displays, a visit at the Heritage Center will help you learn everything about the culture of the city.