Burwood is a charismatic neighbourhood in the Inner West of Sydney and charms visitors with its beautiful Federation and Victorian architecture. Relax in the picturesque public park and eat your way through top-notch Asian restaurants strung along the main thoroughfare.
Things to do in Burwood
Stroll along Burwood Road to find everything from bubble tea and freshly squeezed juice to sushi and seafood restaurants on offer. The neighbourhood is home to a vibrant international community and boasts some of the best Asian restaurants in Sydney, serving Thai, Japanese, Korean and more.
As you walk along Burwood Road, stop to admire the heritage-listed buildings such as the old post office. It was built in the late 1800s by acclaimed English architect Walter Liberty Vernon and features a handsome red-brick façade. A short stroll from the thoroughfare is Appian Way, where you’ll find some of the most beautiful Federation-style homes in Sydney.
Featuring grassy lawns and duck-filled ponds, Burwood Park is a green oasis in the heart of West Sydney. Enjoy a picnic on the grass, fire up the public barbecues or relax at the excellent café. An enclosed playground and a giant chessboard and make Burwood Park ideal for kids.
An easy train or bus ride from the CBD, Burwood is a great base for exploring Sydney. Trains whisk you into the CBD in less than 15 minutes, where you can visit iconic attractions such as Circular Quay, Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Getting around Burwood
Burwood is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot while local buses stop along Burwood Road. Trains call at Burwood Station, with a ride from Burwood to Central Station in the CBD taking around 15 minutes. Sydney Airport is a 30-minute drive away.