About Sydney

Established on 26th Jan 1788, Sydney is the capital city of the New South Wales state & one of the most populous city of Australia. Located on the east coast of the country, it is world’s largest natural harbor. The residents of the Sydney are known as “SydneySiders”. Sydney is the 12th most expensive city in the world but it also ranks 10th in the world in terms of quality of living which tells you that it is one of the most trusted cities for living. More than 250 languages are being spoken Sydney, making it one of the most diverse city in terms of language. It is the hub of the Australia’s ICT industry. Sydney receives more than 10 million travelers across the globe every year which makes it one of the most visited city in the world. It is also a home to Sydney Opera House which is now the World Heritage Site. Rugby & Cricket are the most popular sport in the city which attracts a lot of people in the stadium. It is also known as the Financial hub of the country with more than 65% finance industry being located here.

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Attractions Around Sydney

Sydney Opera House

Opened on 20th Oct 1973, Sydney Opera House is a masterpiece of architecture designed by the Danish architect Jorn Utzon. Located on the edge of the world’s largest natural harbor, Sydney Opera House is indcuted into World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007. Being regarded as the one of the most famous architecture of 20th century, it is a multi-facility art center which is visited by more than 8 million tourist every year & it is a host to more than 1600 perfomances every year.

Sydney Harbor Bridge

Opened on 19th March 1932, Sydney Harbor Bridge is one of the finest piece of design & engineering. Due to its marvellous architecture & the maginficent views, Sydeny Harbor Bridge has become an iconic image of Sydney & Australia. Located on the famous Sydney Harbor, it is the sixth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world. The bridge joins the city of Sydeny from the Dawes Point to Milsons Point.

Bondi Beach

Located just about 8km away from the Sydney Central Business District (CBD), Bondi Beach is one of the most iconic beach of the city. Any visit to Sydney is incomplete without visiting the Bondi Beach, which has become one of the most popular destination of the Australia due to the variety of activities it offers to everyone. The iconic beach has surf & sand, lovely bars and cafes, a farmers market ,a scenic running track with awesome views.

Taronga Zoo

Opened on 7th Oct 1916, Taronga Zoo is a wonderful destination to see the native wildlife of Australia & rare exotic animals. Located on the shores of the famous Sydney Harbor, the Zoo is home to more than 4000 animals. It has a variety of tours which is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales, under the trading name, Taronga Conservation Society.

Darling Harbour

Named after the former Governor of New South Wales, Lieutenant-General Ralph Darling, Darling Harbour is a short distance away from the city centre of Sydney. It is a harbour which ticks all the boxes when it comes to holiday destination because it offers you a marvelous waterside location with great dining location, fancy nightclubs & delicious cocktails. It is one of the most visited destination of Sydney for shopping & entertainment.

Royal Botanic Garden

Created in 1816, Royal Botanic Garden is the oldest scientific institution of Australia & one of the most historical botanical institute in the world. Located in the heart of the city, it is opened on every day of the year & the access to it is free of cost. Its magnificent position on the top of the Sydney Harbor, makes it one of the most visited places of the city.

Sydney Tower

If you want to see some stunning & breathtaking views of Sydney, this is the place that offers you the 360 degree view of the entire city from the heights of nearly 268m. Now you can imagine how picturesque Sydney would be from Sydney Tower. Completed in 1981, Sydney Tower is tallest structure of Sydney & second tallest of the Southern Hemisphere. It is a member of World Federation of Great Towers.

Queen Victoria Building

Built in the late nineteenth century & reopened in 1986, Queen Victoria Building (QVB) is designed by the architect George McRae. Located on the George Street of the Sydney, QVB has over 180 finest shops of fashion boutiques, jewelry & home-ware which is neighboured by charming cafes & restaurants. The building has a rich history as well as marvelous architecture which makes it a must see place.

Chinese Garden of Friendship

Officially opened on 17th Jan 1988 as a part of Sydeny’s bicentennial celebrations, Chiense Garden of Friendship is a symbol of friendship bond established between China & Australia. Located on south of the Darling Harbour in the Chinatown, the garden represents the rich culture & tradition of China. Designed by the Sydney’s chinese sister Guangzhou, the garden has beautiful bamboo trees & lovely waterfalls

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Established in 1991, & founded by John Power, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is soley dedicated to exhibit, interpret & collect the contemporary art from the various parts of Australia. It is located on Maritime Services Board building on the Western side of Circular Quay. It comprisis of 4000 various work by the Australian artists acquired since 1989.

Things to Do in Sydney

Visit the iconic Bondi Beach - One of the most famous beach of the country. It offers you variety of activities such as surf & swim, scenic running track, lovely bars & cafe and much more. Established in 1861, the Bondi Beach is located 7km east of the Sydney Central Business District. Bondi means the water breaking over rocks or noise of water breaking over rocks. Throughout the year the beach hosts many local as well as international events.

Visit the Sydney Opera House - One of the most popular destination of Sydney. It is a multi-facility art center where more than 1600 activities are performed throughout the year. It was designed by the Danish architect Jorn Utzon and was formally opened on 20th Oct 1973. Experience the Sydney Opera House by enjoying a show, taking a behind the scene tour or sipping a cocktail at the Opera bar with the sunset in the backdrop.

Visit the Sydney Harbor Bridge - Take a stroll on one the most iconic place in the world. It is the six largest spanning arch bridge in the world. There are many ways experience this iconic landmark, the most popular is to take a trip with BridgeClimb Sydney which tells you about the fascinating history of the place as you climb to the top. Other way of exploring the bridge is by helicopter tour which shows the magnificent aerial views.

Visit the Taronga Zoo - If you want to visit the local wildlife & exotic animals, this is a wonderful place to be which is a home to over 4000 animals. Officially opened on 7th Oct 1986, Taronga Zoo is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales, under the trading name Taronga Conservation Society. It is opened on each day of the week between 9:30 am in the morning to 4:30 pm in the evening.

Visit the Quay restaurant - Regarded as the one of the finest restaurant in the world, Quay offers you delightful food & magnificent ambiance. Owned by Leon Fink & run by chef peter Gilmore, it has been in World’s Top 50 Restaurants since 2009. It is opened on Mon to Thu from 6pm to 9:30pm and on Fri to Sun from 12pm to 1:30 pm in the afternoon & 6pm to 9:30pm in the evening.

Visit the Royal Botanic Garden - One of the oldest botanic institute in the world. There are walking path & scenic train for the kids. Opened in1816 & located in the heart of the city, Royal Botanic Garden is one of the most visited tourist attraction of the city. There are volunteer guides which will lead you though the garden at free of cost. It is opened on every day of the week between 9am in the morning to 5:30pm in the evening.

Visit the Blue Mountains National Park - Located just a few hours away from the Sydney, it is a famous place for walking, mountain biking & climbing. Established in Sep 1969 & located in the Blue Mountains region of NSW, Blue Mountains National Park is one of the eight protected area which was inscribed to be the part of World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can book your tickets well in advance by visiting the website of the park.

Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art - If you are interested in art & culture of the city, then this is the place that you must visit. Established in 1991, Museum of Contemporary Art is solely dedicated to exhibit & collect contemporary arts both from across Australia & around the world. It is also regarded as the fine example of Art Deco architecture. It is opened on every day of the week between 10am in the morning to 5pm in the evening.

Visit the Queen Victoria Building - If you are a shopping lover, then this place offers you various category of shops along with good cafe & restaurants. Opened on 21st July 1898, Queen Victoria Building has over 180 shops of fashion, jewelry & home-ware. Today, it the most popular & prestigious shopping center of the entire city. It is opened from 9am to 6pm on weekdays & from 10am to 4pm on weekends.

Visit the Sydney Tower - Located at 268m from above the ground, it offers you 360 degree views of the city which is absolutely stunning. Completed in 1981, Sydney Tower is the tallest structure of Sydney & 2nd tallest in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a member of World Federation of Great Towers. It is opened on every day of the week between 9am in the morning to 9:30pm in the evening, with the last entry being given at 8:30pm.

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