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Historic Buildings in Market Street, at the top of Market Street is the ornate Italianate Court House(1886) which was designed by colonial architect James Barnet.Citation needed In 1858, a court house was built.Just off the coast south of Wollongong centre, near Port Kembla, lies a group of five islands known collectively as The Five Islands.In 1965 the Westfield shopping centre at Figtree opened.Wollongong railway station Bus edit Route services in Wollongong are provided by Premier Illawarra and Dion's Bus Service who also provide school/charter services together with some other companies.Equally impressive is Stanwell Tops where the view southwards, often with hang glider enthusiasts floating on the thermals above the beach, is characterised by sheer cliff faces and waves crashing against dark rock platforms and the sight of Wollongong away in the distance.TOP, things to See and.Specialist high schools include the selective Smith's Hill High School, the Illawarra Sports High School, The Illawarra Grammar School, St Mary Star of the Sea College (all-girls Catholic high school Edmund Rice College (all-boys Catholic high school Holy Spirit College (Co-education High School Cedars Christian.
The view of Wollongong with both the steelworks and Port Kembla Harbour and the city's northern beaches is spectacular and, in season, can be enhanced by the site of whales making their way escort y up and down the coast.In 2000, as part of the Sydney Olympics, the Olympic torch was carried through Wollongong as part of its journey.In 1861, a horse-drawn tramway from Mount Keira to the harbour was completed.Nearly sixty kilometres of coastal development.Guided tours are conducted on Saturdays and Sundays.00pm, tel: (02).There is also a Free Shuttle Bus service that connects the CBD, University and the suburbs of North Wollongong, Fairy Meadow and Gwynneville.Two other men died attempting to rescue survivors.Check out / TOP History * Prior to European settlement the Illawarra was occupied by the Wodi Wodi people, part of the Dharawal or Tharawal language group, for at least 20,000 years.The University of Wollongong has around 37,000 students 6 and is internationally recognised.
The club play some of their home games at WIN Stadium.
Transport edit Road edit Main article: Princes Motorway The main road connecting Wollongong is the M1 Princes Motorway (formerly the F6).