The capital of New South Wales is a city that ticks off all the features of being the number one,sea-bound harbor city of the world. Sydney is drenched with indigenous Australian culture. It has beaches and docks that are remarkable and distinct than any other in the world. If you set out to explore Sydney, it would take you days to fully witness all the wonders of this metropolis. The rich wildlife, extensive coastline, and coral reefs, magnanimous hotels, flashy nightlife, and the authentic Australian cuisine collectively make up the wow factor that this city has. There are a number of places in Sydney that you must visit.
Great Places to Visit in Sydney
Taronga Zoo Sydney
Spare some time to meet the cutest animals of the Taronga Zoo in Syndey. You will have to take a ferry from Circular Quay and it will take only 12 minutes to reach the Zoo. More than 4000 species of different animals are looked after in this Zoo. Giraffes, tigers, gorillas, koalas, you name it, the zoo has it. The most exciting part of the zoo trip is that you can indulge in rope challenges through which you can enter the wildlife territory and have a closer peek at the exotic species.
Sydney Opera House
Everybody knows about the legendary Sydney Opera House. It has an iconic 20th-century architecture that is unique and incomparable to any other building in the world. Every week more than 40 performances are hosted here. Prebook your tickets for an enlightening, once-in-a-lifetime experience of being in the opera house. You can also go backstage and have a tour of the space where all of the rehearsals are carried out. Don’t forget to have lunch at the most reputable Bennelong by Peter Gilmore. You will have a world class, fine dining experience there.
Syndey Harbour Bridge
Standing tall since 1932, the Sydney Harbor Bridge is an epitome of grand engineering in Australia. Tourists are open to stroll or use the BridgeClimb otherwise to get to the summit. The peak of the bridge offers some gorgeous panoramic views that are to die for. The best time to be near the Sydney Harbour Bridge is during the new year eve. Fireworks and music light up the bridge like never before. During normal days, you can also engage in expeditions which take people to the arches of the bridge.
Sydney has the best of nature. The ethereal Blue Mountains consists of three giant boulders named the ‘Three Sisters’. The Blue Mountains has its own National park as well which has all kinds of landscapes scattered over its expansive 2.5 million acres. There are waterfalls, tropics, shrubs, and bushes within the park.
For a perfect night under the stars, take your tent and head towards the Cockatoo Island. The camping experience here is one-of-a-kind. There are hot showers available for everyone visiting to explore the places. Moreover, you don’t have to worry about cooking your own food as barbeque and breakfast services are available here.