Beautiful Places in Sydney
Travel around Sydney
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Are you planning on visiting beautiful places in Sydney? We have a list of some possible destinations in and around Sydney. Sydney is the largest and most populated city in Australia. It is also the state capital of New South Wales. The residents of Sydney, known as Sydneysiders are a cosmopolitan collection of people coming from different countries in the world.
You cannot miss the most beautiful places in Sydney when you go on a vacation in Australia. Being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Sydney is a beautifully designed and planned city which has some magnificent man made structures and natural wonders as well. All modes of transportation can be found in the city like train, bus, taxi, trams, monorail and an extensive ferry system. The night life in Sydney is considered one of the most exciting in the world. For food lovers, choices include Italian and Asian cuisines like Indian, Chinese, Continental and Mongolian. The city also proudly boasts of some of the oldest bars and pubs in the world.
Here are some of the beautiful places in Sydney that you just have to check out. Top on the list is the Sydney Opera House, one of the more popular symbols of Sydney. Its unique architecture makes it very popular. You can take a guided tour in and around this magnificent building. If you happen to be at the place during New Year’s Eve, be prepared to be awed by the spectacular fireworks display that they feature every year. Seen form the Opera House, the Sydney Harbor Bridge is another popular landmark in Sydney. More adventurous tourists take a chance at climbing this beautiful bridge.
The Taronga Zoo may seem like just an ordinary zoo, but what makes it special is its location. The best way to get there is to take a ferry ride from the Circular Quay. You can continue on to the Sydney Aquarium, one of the best aquariums in the world which features some of the residents of the Great Barrier Reef. If you want to enjoy some rides you can check out Luna Park, an amusement park right in the heart of the city.
Check out Sydney’s night life and go to the Darling Harbor, where there are assortments of different international restaurants who serve their dishes by the sea side overlooking the Sydney Harbor. The best pubs and bars can also be found here. If you are hunting for souvenirs, bargain t-shirts and other items, the best place to go to is the China Town.
If you are a history buff, there are attractions that you would surely want to check out. Sydney has a collection of beautifully preserved historical buildings like the Queen Victoria Building now turned into a shopping mall. The University of Sydney is also worth checking out along with the City Town Hall and the rocks, another historical building turned to a mall and restaurant area. It is one of the earliest settlements when the British came where the oldest restaurant named Lord Nelson still stands to this day.