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10 things to do in Sydney

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Sydney, a city that never sleeps! You will see events happening all over the city at every time. Well, not this, sparkling beaches, soothing weather, and gorgeous harbor. Metropolis city has it all. A city of 5 million people never fails to captivate its travelers. The city gives 1000 options for a tourist to enjoy the beauty of the city. Not only tourists but also the students who have come across the world to study in Sydney, there are a lot of places you can visit and endless things you can explore in this beautiful city. Students can also plan for many excursions, outings, dinners, lunches, clubbing and visit near nearby cities.

Sydney being Australia’s largest city, undoubtedly has a huge footfall of tourists. And you will be thrilled to know that over 32 million travelers visit the city every year. We see the tourists coming up with different preferences to Sydney, some chasing natural beauty, some looking for the adventurous gateway, some for relaxation, and some looking shopping and food haul, the city covers every individual’s taste. You will witness multicultural surroundings in this city and will love the food.

Since you are planning to visit the glorious city, let’s provide you things to do in Sydney. Let’s get started.

Not to miss the beautiful Opera House

Opera House Sydney

The Opera House is the first thing that crosses the mind of people when they think of traveling to Sydney. It is also listed in the world’s heritage building and located in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The art center- opera house is basically a theater building where opera performance and other events take place. Also, while a visit to the opera house can also have a tour of this theater and enjoy your meal in it.

The Opera House has multiple performance venues capable of hosting over 1,500 performances annually. Furthermore, the art center receives the footfall of more than eight million people each year. And around 350,000 visitors take a guided tour annually.

Everything at one spot- Darling Harbor

Darling Harbor
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The Darling Harbour is a popular breathtaking area where you can spend a 1-day taking tour around it. You will glimpse the Chinese Garden of Friendship and its lovely teahouse, the Carousel, Museum, Dockside Pavilion, and the world’s largest cinema screen at IMAX, laser skirmish, and tenpin bowling. This not it, you can have a great time wander for shopping, dining on fancy restaurants, and hoping to night clubs.

The gorgeous waterside location also gives you a chance to meet the exotic wild lives like koalas, kangaroos, sharks, and dugongs. Isnt that so cool, from animals to cubs to shopping to dining, everything at one place. To travel across you can use the ferries and cruises.

An ancient Paddy’s Markets

paddy's market sydney
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A 150 years old market in Sydney has more than 1000 stalls. It’s the best place to find reasonable items like fashion clothing, accessories, trinkets, fun items, and souvenirs. Paddy’s located near Chinatown and has heap priced goods from around Asia. The market also serves you with delicious street food and restaurants. Moreover, it also has freed vegetable and fruit stall in the arena.

Glittery Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

one of Australia’s most famous beaches- Bondi Beach where people love to hang out and chill near the beautiful water waves. You will also spot local people and celebrities, of the city, relaxing there. The environment is pretty happening and exciting. The beach is one of the Australian Heritage Listed.

It is the best option if you want a day out for relaxing, playing games, chilling in cafes, do some cycling and skaters.

Luxurious dinner at Circular Quay

circular quay
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The dining with crystal-blue Harbour waters! Doesn’t it sound like a dream? Well, get your dreamy dinner to fulfill at Circular quay, which is known for its fine exceptional dining. Circular Quay is known for its excellent gourmet dining options, and the views of the Sydney are truly stunning.

You have many options to dine out, out of which are ARIA, Cove Oyster Bar, Yayoi Garden, and Tapavino, Banh You Vietnamese Street Food, and City Extra. The Circular Quay also offers pedestrian malls and parks. The area is also termed as the “gateway to Sydney”.

Luna Park 

Luna Park Sydney

Luna Park is worth visiting entrance alone; If you want the adrenal rush, Luna part is an apt place to visit. The amusement park will offer you rides, roller coasters, games, and other activities. Well, after an exhausting ride, you have a good dinner at Luna Park, Ferris wheel dining on Sundays. Also, when you enter the park it’s worth going alone for the so-kitsch-it’s-cool because it makes an amazing photo backdrop.

Further mover, you will glance, Coney Island area having sideshow games, traditional retro fun, and a mirror maze. If you visiting Sydney with your children, it would also be a perfect destination for them.

Experience the thrilling nightlife

sydney nightlife
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Sydney is known for the best nightlife. When you visit Syndeny do make your way to, Oxford Street which is the center of Sydney’s gay area and also has many popular venues that cater to mixed crowds. You can hop to the best clubs like Oxford Art Factory, Home- with a classic view, Arq and Ivy pool clubs. You can do a thrilling party out there. Sydney has a buzzing nightlife with numerous cafes and bars. It’s a happening city.

Cockatoo Island

cuckatoo island
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Cockatoo Island, in the middle of Sydney Harbour, can be accessed by ferry easily. The gorgeous island is a popular camping spot and harbor landmark. You will people across the work praising the beauty of the national heritage-listed- Cockatoo island. Also, the island is glimpsed with several cultural events and big & small private events.

Moreover, when you will visit the island you get to know the history of the island with the shipbuilding and schools and you will pass by various detailed signage that will brief you about the happenings. Cockatoo Island is one of the largest of several islands that has the nation’s most widespread and wide-ranging record of shipbuilding.

Sydney Fish Market- for the fresh fishes.

Sydney Fish Marketg

When you visit Sydney, Australia, you will experience the best and exceptional seafood as the city is known for its delightful seafood. the Sydney Fish Market is a Will offer you fresh fishes,  fishing port, wholesale fish market, sushi bar, cooking school, and a bakery shop.

You can also enjoy your meal there as you will glance at many restaurants, bakeries, and cafes, you will love the atmosphere out there. It is also known to be the world d largest fish market.

Free Things in Sydney

Queen Victoria Building

So, lastly, we would like to give a list of things that you can do in Sydney for free:

  • walk across the Queen Victoria Building and you will also see markets,  concert halls, library and coffee shops
  • See the beauty of Manly Beach with the gorgeous yellow sand, cafes, bars, restaurants, and galleries.
  • Stroll through Hyde Park. You can just relax, birth watch, feed them,  glance St Mary’s Cathedral, and the Archibald Fountain.