Northbridge, next to Perth's city centre, is famous for its entertainment, arts, and nightlife. Northbridge is a place where you can find your favourite food, wash it down with your choice of beverage and then dance the night away to popular music. The vast array of pubs, hotels, nightclubs and cafes offer an impressive range of coffees, beers, exotic cocktails and delicious foods.
Northbridge's cultural precinct includes popular museums, the state library and craft markets, all with free admission. The Art Gallery of Western Australia has one of Australia's finest collections of Aboriginal art, as well as local, Australian and International modern and traditional artwork. The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, located within Perth Cultural Centre, has exciting visual, performing and media arts from a variety of local, national and international original talent.
The Western Australian Museum has an extensive collection of Australian animals, dinosaurs, Aboriginal and historical displays. Onsite is the old Perth gaol and original settlers' cottages. Northbridge's historical presence is evident in the heritage walks available; visiting old residential housing and some of Perth's oldest buildings like the old Perth Boy's School and Gaol.
Northbridge cuisine is a virtual melting pot of tastes and flavours, with a kaleidoscope of cultures including Italian, Greek, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai and traditional English fare. Within short walking distance is the Perth CBD and the array of shops offered within the heart of the city.
A variety of entertainment brings Northbridge to life with DJs, live bands and nightclubs. The calendar of annual events held in Northbridge includes: Jan/Feb Perth International Arts Festival (arts, parades, concerts) Feb Carnival Latino (masqueraders, puppets and parades) Mar Perth Food and Wine Festival Nov Pride Parade celebrating Perth's gay and lesbian community.
Northbridge provides a large number of backpacker accommodation options as well as bed and breakfast, selfcontained accommodation and hotels.
Destinations within Perth