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Surry Hills tour / 2016
Tour route and Maps
1, Anzac Memorial- maximum-15 min [Hiroki]
2, Oxford St and about Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras [Tomomi and Hiroki]
3, Midnight shift hotel- maximum-5 min [Yusuke]
4, Colombian hotel-maximum-5min [Yusuke]
5, Bitter Phew-maximum-5min [Hiroki]
6, Taylor Square-10 min [Bright]
7, graffiti art(Foley St)-15 min [Tomomi]
8, About Life(Coffee break)-40 min
9, The Clock-5 min [Bright]
10, Gelato Messina-10 min [Hiroki]
Tour Guide Script
1, Anzac War Memorial[00:15]Hiroki
Anzac War Memorial as a cenotaph of people who died in the First World War was built in 1934. Anzac means “Australia and New Zealand Army Corps” , which Army was organized by union of Australia and New Zealand. For the custom, Anzac day which is holiday on 25 April each year was made. And the relief of the bronze carved on the wall of the building is described as the situation of the battle front.
2, Oxford St and about Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Hiroki and Tomomi
(Hiroki)Oxford St is major street in Sydney, running from Whitlam Square to Bondi Junction. There are many shops which are bars, and nightclubs such as gay bar. And once a year from every February to March, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is hold on the street. The event started to held in 1979. The reason why is hold is that some people who tried to legalize homosexuality started a demonstration parade. Nowadays, that is one of the famous event in the world and many people which are not only Australian but also foreigner visit Australia to watch the event every year.
(Tomomi) Oxford street is famous place for parade. The parade name is "Mardi Gras".In 1978,Sydney's gay and lesbian community held its first celebratory Mardi Gras.Next year,the parade will be held in February 7 to March 5. About ten thousand people participate in the parade and the parade line is 6km.
3, Midnight shift hotel[00:05] Yusuke
・ It opens until 1am on the weekday, but It opens until 4am on the weekend.
・ It opens 7days.
・ It was made over 35years ago.
4, Colombian hotel [00:05] Yusuke
・ It opens until 6am.
・ You can see drag show(gay show).
・ It's well known as a gay bar.
・ You can enjoy a lot of kinds event there.
5, Bitter Phew [00:05] Hiroki
Bitter phew is like a hiding place. There are a lot of craft beer. The stuff prepare for a list whose beer is though, sometimes you can choose craft beer is not on the list because the stuff always orders craft beer which matches the season. By the way, craft beer is that a professional who makes beer creates it at a small scale beer’s plant. If you like drinking beer , you should go there.
6, Taylor Square [00:15] Bright
This area is well known in Gay community. There are many kind of pub and café shop that you can chill out all day and night as well. Darling is made from sandstone and designed by Mortimer Louis.
7, graffiti art(Foley St) [00:15] Tomomi
Foley street is the one of the famous street for graffiti art. These large graffiti is painted by six artists.There is a project called "We Are Here".It aims to revitalize the City’s laneways and public spaces and support emerging artists in Sydney’s creative community.
9, The Clock [00:05] Bright
This is the Clock hotel which is cool place in this area. There has 2 level including outside and inside. You can meet friend .chilling out with your friends as well. It’s open from noon until night.
10, Gelato Messina [00:15] Hiroki
Gelato Messina is the best gelato shop in Sydney. You can enjoy eating heaps of the flavors. The number is 35 kinds. One of the popular flavors seems to be salt caramel and white chocolate. Actually, the shop is located not only Surry hills but also in other place such as Darlinghurst, Circular Quay, and so on.
if it is rainy, we will go to QVC.