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Things to do in Central Park

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by Annie (subscribe)
I'm a mum of three who is always on the look out for creative activities and adventures. Interests are in family and child friendly experiences ,travel and art.
Published September 27th 2014
Sydney is full of places to discover with kids on the cheap. Central Park is a short stroll from Central Station in Sydney. Here you can visit the White Rabbit Art Gallery--home to one of the world's largest collections of contemporary Chinese Art.

Bai Yiluo's Spring and Autumn 1 (2007), a tree whose branches are old and new farm tools

Make sure to visit the tea house on ground floor and indulge in delicious steamed dumplings (available from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m and $10 for a plate of 12), devonshire scones, a selection plate of nuts and dried fruits ($4.50), sample fine Chinese tea (from $4 a pot), sip on Chinese beer or a glass of wine. A great little gift shop with a selection books, postcards and paraphernalia is worth a look as well.

Once you leave the gallery walk through Central Parks' unique residential development where the world's largest vertical garden wreathes the vertical village. While walking through the park head towards Central Park Shopping Centre. Here you can continue with your dumplings affair or grab a coffee while the kids get creative for free.

Creativity Centre

Before you leave Central Park Shopping Centre you have to stop by Daiso, the Japanese store where everything is $2.80 all day, everyday! You name it, they will have it.

Head back to Central Station via Chinatown and line up for freshly made hot cream puffs. No trip home on the trains is the same without them. Purchase one for 35c or twenty for $5.00.

Cream Puffs in Chinatown
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Why? A day out in Central Park, Sydney
When: Anytime
Where: Central Park, Sydney
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