Fremantle used to be your typical port town but has undergone a bit of a facelift in recent years.
There are a number of historical sites (Roundhouse, Prison, Markets, etc) and a few museums such as the Maritime. Fishing Boat Harbour is home to a handful of fish'n'chip style seafood eateries. Around the North end of Essex St you can find a bunch of mostly Italian cafes for a bite and coffee. Or just grab an ale or three at Little Creatures.
Freo is probably one of the most popular places for tourists; especially on the weekends when the markets are in full swing and there are usually a few nutters plying their street performing trade.
Fremantle is a beautiful and hip city, with an abundance of things to do. The old and the new blend fabulously creating a chic and classic scene that won’t soon be forgotten.
After a day of shopping in the markets, and drinking coffee with friends on the café strip, you could cross the Esplanade to the fishing boat harbour and eat some of the best sea food in the world.
Fremantle offers a bus service, Fremantle Cat, which can take you all over Fremantle free of charge. So if you’ve been walking all day, you can sit back and give those legs a break and look at all the heritage buildings you go by without having to bump into anyone!
Check out the market.
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