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Fremantle is a port city in Western Australia, about 19 kilometers southwest of the state capital Perth, at the mouth of the Swan River. The first settlement on the site was created in 1829. One hundred years later, in 1929 received Fremantle state.

The original vegetation of the area was mainly Xanthorrhoea and eucalyptus trees.

Fremantle is known for its well-preserved architectural heritage, including catch built colonial, an old jetty and port, and prisons. All present a variety and unity of historic buildings. These were often built in limestone with ornate façades in a variety of architectural styles.

Fremantle has made an art and culture trail, where one can walk between the Fremantle Arts Centre and Maritime Museum.

Fremantle offers a wide variety of dining experiences, with a strong emphasis on Italian and Asian cuisine and seafood. Various cafes and coffee shops situated around Fremantle, is part of the South Terrace known for its outdoor dining culture. The Fishing Boat Harbour has become a tourist attraction, with a mixture of micro-breweries, restaurants and some of Australia's fish and chip shops.

A number of old buildings on the harbor has been renovated, including Little Creatures Brewery, located in an old boat sheds, a crocodile farm, and it also contains a café and an artgallery.

The annual Fremantle Sardine Festival at Esplanade Park attracts thousands of seafood lovers each year. Other annual events at the harbor include Araluen's Fremantle Chilli Festival, Fremantle Boat Show and the traditional Italian Blessing of the Fleet ceremony.

Bon Scott, lead singer of the Australian rock band AC / DC, grew up in Fremantle. After his death in 1980 his ashes were interred in Fremantle Cemetery. His tomb has become a cultural landmark. In 2009, a statue of Scott created by Fremantle sculptor Greg James raised on Fishing Boat Harbour.
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