Very bright and unforgettable, Sydney is one of the most exciting places in the world. In terms of size Sydney is among the leaders – even New York is smaller. This city has absorbed the rhythm and life energy of other large cities of the world, but at the same time Sydney remains itself and features the diversity of its unique urban values. This makes this city truly unforgettable.
Besides numerous restaurants devoted to Australian cuisine, Sydney features widest choice of places to eat. Tetsuya's restaurant serves high quality oriental delicacies and sweets. Many Japanese...
Almost all the attractions of Sydney are located in one area, so there’s no need to spend extra time and apply efforts to get to them. Despite the huge territory of the city, a large share of it is occupied by Royal Botanical Park. Two grand buildings are considered the main symbols of the city. These are the opera house that looks like a ship with raised sails and Harbor Bridge, which is also an observation deck with amazing views of the harbor.
During the summertime everyone in Sydney tries to move closer to numerous beaches, harbors and bays. The most famous beaches of the city are Bondi, the favorite place for surfers, and Manley, which is located among huge pine trees. The second beach is home to wood parrots, in the evening penguins sometimes appear here. Sydney is blessed with many places to visit. Among the most notable places of interest are Blue Mountains – miraculous eucalyptus forests with wonderfully pure and fragrant air, Sydney Tower - the tallest building of the Southern Hemisphere, Chinese Garden of Friendship designed strictly according to the rules of the garden design of the V century, Sydney Observatory, and the most impressive Cathedral of St. Mary made of sandstone. In Sydney you can find entertainments to fit any taste - from visiting numerous museums and galleries to entertaining tastings of Australian cuisine.
1. Weather changes quite quickly in Sydney, so while going for a long walk, it's best to take an umbrella. On evenings it may become really cool, so you take some warm clothes with you. 2. The...
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is one of the most famous tourist areas of Sydney. It is located in the central part of the city. This is the place where visitors will find a huge shopping center, an aquarium, a ship that contains information about the Olympic Games and a famous monorail that was built to mark a big anniversary. The monorail was praised by the police and the administration of the city, but it caused a lot of controversy from the side of ordinary citizens. The monorail looks well in the futuristic setting of Darling Harbour, but does not really fit the cozy center of Sydney. The trip, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, will cost you 2.5 Australian dollars.
Large halls of Sydney Exhibition Centre regularly host major exhibitions, conferences and special events. During the Olympic Games, the hall even hosted some competitions. The Convention Centre, located nearby, is mostly involved in various organizing issues. This is the place where one can get a detailed schedule of all the exhibitions.
Sydney is a true paradise for fans of nightlife. The majority of local youth goes to numerous discos and nightclubs as soon as darkness comes to the city. Black Market Night Club is known as the...
The multi-store Harbourside complex
attracts attention from a distance because of its glass roofs. The complex is home to chic boutiques and discount shops, good restaurants and fast food cafes. The complex is especially crowded on weekends. The other side of Darling Harbour is the place where Sydney Aquarium is located. Here visitors will be able to see all major freshwater and marine fishes, corals, and even crocodiles that live in a large cage.
Visitors of the city should definitely visit the famous Centrepoint Tower. Its height estimates 300 meters. The large-scale building houses several wonderful restaurants, a huge shopping center and...
The edge of the park is the place where you will find a pool with cool water - Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool. Finally, the surrounding gardens named Herb Garden, Palm Grove and the Sydney Tropical Centre are truly great places to expand your knowledge of botany. Royal Botanic Gardens and The Domain are located in Macquarie Street, to the right of Central Business District. It is easy to reach them on foot from the center.