Sydney is the largest and oldest city in Australia. It attracts thousands of tourists and is one of the most visited places in the world.
Sydney is the perfect place for family holidays and tour with friends. There are plenty of places you can visit –
1. Sydney Opera House
The first and the most famous tourist attraction is Opera House. The Opera house is surrounded by water and the exterior is very attractive. You can take a tour of the backstage, halls, rooms and learn about its history. There are many restaurants, bars where you can enjoy lunch or breakfast. You should not miss the music concerts or performance at Opera House.
2. Sydney Harbour Bridge
The bridge was built back in 1932; it is 442 feet above the water and is world’s largest steel arch bridge. The bridge has railway tracks, roads, pedestrians connecting Sydney’s Central District and the North shore. You can also climb the bridge and witness some panoramic view of Harbour, Opera House, and the city.
3. Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour is 150 miles of shoreline with some miles of water makes it very beautiful and attractive. It has many historic landmarks like Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney Opera house and other. Take a cruise to enjoy the harbor and you can also visit Islands. The Harbour also has places for dining, shopping, relaxing.
4. The Rocks
The rocks are the moat oldest and one of the most visited areas of Sydney. It has everything you need the historic pubs, museums, markets, cafes, best restaurants. There are also very famous art galleries, stalls, souvenirs and don’t miss the night pubs.
5. Darling Harbour
It is pedestrian area filled with restaurants, bars, museums, exhibitions, shopping malls, zoos, aquariums and lot more. You will see the world’s largest film screen in the world, LG IMAX theatre. The place is always crowded so you won’t get bored.
6. Royal Botanic Gardens
The place is free to visit and is near to the Opera House. The gardens have beautiful and colorful flowers, unique plants, trees and shrubs. You can enjoy picnic with your family under shades and admire the view of Harbour.
7. Bondi Beach
The beach is 7 kilometers from the city center and is famous for surfing and its beauty. The white sand and waves make it perfect place for learning surfing, volleyball, sunbathe and swimming. There are also some boutiques and souvenirs shops.
8. Blue Mountains
The place is far from the Sydney but you won’t regret it. From Echo point, you will view the Blue Mountains and the Three Sisters rock formation. There are many sports activities like hiking, mountain climbing and others. Other places to visit like Blue Mountain National Park, Wildlife Park, boutiques, shops, antique shops.
9. Art Gallery of New South Wales
The gallery is near the Royal Botanic Gardens and is one of the most famous art museums. It has the huge collection of the works of the famous Australians, Asian and Europeans past and present artists. They have the paintings of Picasso, aboriginal art, and others. Some of the exhibitions are free but some are chargeable.
10. Sydney Tower
The tower is 309 meters high and is the tallest structure in Sydney. You can enjoy meal in revolving restaurant with the view of the Sydney. You can go to the highest point of the tower for 360-degree view of the amazing city from Blue Mountains to golden beaches and Opera House.
11. Queen Victoria Building
It was constructed in 1898 as a market hall. The building has a huge central dome, tiled pillars, grand staircase and arches. Now it has 200 shops of florists, tailors, cafes, boutiques and others.
Taroga Zoo, Hyde park, Coogee Beach must also be visited.