Welcome to Perth

Welcome to Perth. Perth is the largest metropolitan area in Western Australia and is home to some of the best places for vacationers in the state. This destination profile page was built for you to better understand Perth through scientific studies and data conducted by various prominent institutions around the world. You can also find information about holidays, festivals and transportation.

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Basic Stats

Travel Safety Rating: 7/10

Targeted Groups: Middle Easterners (including the citizens of Iran and Turkey), Aboriginal Australian Peoples, Pacific Islanders

General Sanitation Rating: 7/10

Food Safety Rating for Foreigners: 6/10

Tourism Infrastructure Rating: 9/10

Fluency in English Rating: 10/10

Languages Spoken: English + Mandarin

These stats were collected through general studies by prominent institutions that analyzed the Perth's tourism sector. They represent Perth as a whole, not certain parts of the city that are either better or worse-off. These studies were then summarized into a given rating.

History of Perth

Perth was founded in 1829 by the British to prevent the French from settling in the area. However, Perth grew from a small settlement to a city very quickly. This was in a large part due to the multiple gold rushes that occured in Western Australia in the 19th century.

In the 20th century, amenities in Perth improved and investments were poured into the city to make it more modern and tourist-friendly. Today, Perth is where you need to be if you want to experiene the heart of Western Australia.


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Holidays and Festivals

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"To use public transport including buses, trains, and ferries in Perth, it's recommended that you purchase a Transperth SmartRider card. You can purchase a SmartRider card at Transperth InfoCentres and SmartRider retail outlets. Your SmartRider card entitles you to a fare discount and a daily maximum spend" - Australia.com

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