Monday, 29 December 2014

What to visit in Sydney

Sydney is for Australia, the same that London is for England and Paris is for France. Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and most famous city in Australia. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest city in Australia, with over four million inhabitants. It is built around one of the most spectacular harbors in the world and has the famous Sydney Opera and the Sydney Harbor Bridge, icons representing Australia. Sydney is famous for arts, fashion, culture, entertainment, music, education and tourism. This is also the most visited city in Australia.

There are many restaurants with excellent cuisine, places for shopping and a great selection of accommodation from luxury hotels to accommodation for backpackers. One can also find accommodation in Randwick, the suburbia of Sydney. When it comes to shopping Sydney can be compared with Paris, Rome and New York. Sydney is home to the Royal National gardens, national parks, beautiful beaches, world-renowned museums, art galleries, colonial architecture and historic buildings. Sydney never sleeps. During the day, the city exudes a hectic life and street performances, while in the evening you numerous bars and clubs most modern Oxford Street, can be entertained until dawn.

What should you visit in Sydney?

Sydney Opera House - This magnificent building represents the most significant element of Sydney. It was named a finalist of the "New Seven Wonders of the World". Sydney Opera House is the most complex building in Australia, with excellent acoustics. When you think of the Sydney opera think of impeccable taste and original design. Take a tour of this wonderful structure and enjoy the view of the harbor.

Bondi Beach - Bondi Beach is an inseparable part of the city's identity. Bondi is perhaps one of the most popular beaches on the east coast of Australia. Famous for its artists and transient backpackers, Bondi offers beautiful views, soft sand, plenty of shops and a large variety of restaurants.

Museum of Contemporary Art - If art is your passion, then the Museum of Contemporary Art has to be on top of your "what to visit in Sydney" list. As the only Australian museum dedicated to contemporary art from Australia and from around the world, this museum has a great collection that will satisfy even the most demanding visitors.

Royal Botanical Gardens - with birds, flowers and gorgeous trees, Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney represent an oasis of tranquility. Botanical Gardens are located in the heart of the city and carry the title of the oldest scientific institution in Australia, established in 1816. Some of the main attractions are rare Wolleemi Pine, a collection of plants of the South Pacific, dry gardens and aromatic rose gardens. Here you will find and greenhouses with exotic plants.

Taronga Zoo - With hundreds of wildlife species, a visit to Taronga Zoo will be an amazing experience for all animal lovers. The animals, like for example giraffes, gorillas, platypus (platypus), snow leopards, elephants, spiny anteater, kangaroos, koalas and seals are found in the open, not in cages.

The Sydney Aquarium - is a popular place for families with children. You can walk through underwater tunnels with a total length of some 160 meters. You get to be so close to this superb sea life, and it really is an unforgettable experience. The Sydney aquarium is home to nearly 11,000 different forms of life from the sea. Some of the most popular attractions is the view of the Great Barrier Reef, a sanctuary for seals and sharks in open ocean waters.

Even though this list is far from being complete, it’s obvious that Sydney has a lot to offer to all sorts of tourists and if you ever get a chance to visit this amazing city, by all means, do it.

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