Sydney is one of the largest cities in Australia and a renowned hub of vibrant art and culture. The city is the home of iconic places like Opera House and Harbor Bridge that attracts ever increasing tourists to explore the multitude of leisure activities.
Sydney Opera House:
The iconic Sydney Opera House is the UNESCO world heritage site and is the most favored destination of the city renowned for the roof complexes designed in the shape of huge shells or billowing sails that stand gigantically amidst the waterfront harbor. The opera Complex comprises of theaters, studios, concert halls, restaurants and beautifully designed reception rooms. The opera house is the best-known landmark of the capital city of New South Wales and tourists prefer to enjoy the sunset over the harbor with the best cocktail drinks offered by the Opera bar at the Sydney Opera house.
Sydney Harbour Bridge:
Sydney Harbour Bridge is an exemplary example of engineering and world’s tallest steel arch bridge at 134 meters, which connects northern part of Sydney with the city centre. Numerous tourists undertake helicopter tour organized by the local tour operators to enjoy the breathtaking aerial view of the harbor. Tour operators also offer ferry services that take the visitors under the bridge and provide them opportunity to explore the scenic islands of the harbor and to enjoy the best beaches of the city.
Bondi beach is the preferred destination in the summer season for undertaking surfing, sunbath and having fun activities in the various adjoining tourist outlets, eateries, restaurants, and hotels. The name Bondi is derived from the Aboriginal word meaning ‘surf’ and the beach is crowded with surfing activities. The beach has both the calm waves and challenging waves that attract both professional and novice surfers to the beach.
The Sydney Tower is the city’ uniquely designed free-standing structure that ranks the tallest in the city and comprises of four sections, which can be accessed by the tourists. The major attraction of this place is the ‘360 Bar and Dining’, a revolving restaurant that offers the visitors the spectacular view of the entire city sitting at a single location. The banquet- type dining is provided by the Sydney Tower Buffet, which occupies the second the second level of the tower.
Another major tourist attraction is the Sydney Aquarium that has the World’s largest collection of Australian aquatic species situated in the Darling Harbor. The aquarium boasts of more than 12,000 marine animals from the 650 different species like seahorses, little penguins, sharks, and rays that are displayed in spectacular fashion to provide an enriching experience to all travelers visiting the place.
The Rocks is the situated at the foot of the Sydney harbor bridge and is of massive significance to the ancient Sydney culture. Rocks are the oldest preserved colonial district comprising of numerous historical buildings and churches that reflect the old styles of Australian architecture, traditions, and rich culture.
Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens:
Located very near to the Opera House the Royal Botanical Gardens is aesthetically designed and has large trees that give the perfect ambience for the tourists to enjoy their peaceful lunch after their whirlwind tours covering the major tourist destinations of the city.