Best things to do in Sydney
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Jutting out into the Sydney harbor against the backdrop of the vast Harbour Bridge, the curvaceous Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s best-loved tourist attractions. While the UNESCO World Heritage listed landmark certainly put Sydney on the map, the city is packed with hidden gems beyond the main draws. Away from the busy Bondi Beach, the Hermitage Foreshore Walk is one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal walks with sunbathing water lizards and breathtaking Opera House views. The winding alleyways and cobbled streets of the Rocks and Millers Point are a reminder of Sydney’s dark history as a destination for convicts from across the British Empire. What is more, the formerly down on their luck neighborhoods of Surrey Park, Balmain and Newtown have become thriving hubs for Sydney’s ever growing foodie revolution. In short, Sydney is a microcosm of Australia with its combination of cosmopolitan culture, fascinating history and spectacular natural beauty.
About 60 years ago, one of the greatest feats of the modern day was performed; the Sydney Opera House was designed. Famous Danish architect, Jorn Utzon designed this architectural wonder. The structure is now one of the busiest arts centers in the world.
This magical looking bridge flies across the Sydney Harbor and is used to convey vehicular traffic and pedestrians to and from North Shore and the central business district in Sydney. A simple look at this bridge sets you wondering at just how massive it is.
The beach is one of Australia’s busiest beaches as it has many beautiful features that attract tourists to it all year long. Apart from the majestic beauty of the beach, the daring waves challenge the skills of surfers and the locals are often found to be swimming in the freezing iceberg ocean pool at the beach.
Home to beautiful aquatic creatures like the saw fish, platypus, and sharks, Sydney Aquarium attracts many tourists to itself with ease. Also, you can be guaranteed a colorful and exciting display that is bound to entertain you.
If the breathtaking sight of the blue mountains is not enough to excite you, a tour around the Jenolan Caves is sure to do so. The many limestone caves and arches that curve above the ground are the main attractions in this area.
The Observation Deck that sits on the highest point of the city offers tourists the view of Sydney in all of its extravagant beauty. A tour around Sydney is not complete without treating yourself to this unforgettable sights.