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Home to almost 50,000 people, with an economy relying on business services, agriculture, construction, aviation, manufacturing, and transportation, Tamworth is The Country Music Capital of Australia and also The First City of Light, meaning this was the first city in Australia to have electrical lightened streets. Due to the big number of equine events happening in Tamworth, the city also received the name of National Equine Capital of Australia.
Why rent a car in Tamworth with VroomVroomVroom?
Tamworth is a city located between Sydney and Brisbane, two of the largest cities on the Australian coast. Situated in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia, the driving time from the city to Sydney is approximately 420 km or nearly five hours and 280 km or nearly 2.5 hours inland from Port Macquarie on the Oxley Highway via rental car. It's a three-hour rental car drive from Newcastle and seven hours drive from Brisbane.
Top Tourist Attractions in Tamworth
If you are headed to Tamworth, here are some attractions to see in order to fully understand this wonderful Australian city.
The Heritage Buildings are the historical buildings of Tamworth and are listed in The Register of National Estate. Must see the Hospital Main Block, built in 1883, the Post Office - designed by a colonial Victorian architect named James Barnet in 1886 in a classic Victorian style, the Lands Office on Fitzroy Street, built in 1889 and the Public School from Upper Street, an architectural jewelry standing since 1885.
Tamworth Power Station Museum shows the history of the Power Station that was built here in 1888 due to the high demand of electricity. Tamworth has a major role in the development of electricity in Australia and here is the place to see one of the country's biggest collections of electrical appliances from the 20th century.
The Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum is a museum dedicated to motorcycles and exhibits different models from 1950 to 1980 and different brands including Honda, Ducati, Triumph, Velocette and Lavender. It also has a few items that are limited edition, so do not miss this one of a kind museum in Tamworth.