Top 10 Things to Do in Sydney

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Are you traveling to Sydney? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Sydney as a tourist!

Sydney is one of the most popular destinations in Australia and there is something for everyone, no matter if you’re a foodie or looking for exciting activities and day trips, or fun things to do with kids in Sydney, the city has it all. 

To make the most out of your trip, it’s a good idea to read what know in Sydney. Doing so will answer all your potential questions and allow for a better and more enjoyable experience. 

Sydney Opera House

Opera House in Sydney has since its opening amazed people and especially photographers from all over the world. It’s now a very iconic tourist attraction in Sydney, and the architecture and lights are amazing.

Sydney Harbour

Sydney’s dock is full of cozy restaurants, stores, and people. The best thing to do here is just strolling around and enjoy the hustle and bustle, and of course the beautiful view. The harbour is a mixture of old and new


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Bondi Beach

World famous beach, and of course it’s a must to visit Bondi Beach when you go to Sydney. You can get here easily with bus number 333, and the journey takes about 40 minutes. It’s a beautiful beach with plenty of hustle and bustle.

Is a classic spot both among locals and tourists from all over the world. Even for those who are backpacking around Australia.

Botanical Garden

27 hectars of garden beauty. It’s one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. If you want to go on a guided tour, you can take one that’s especially directed towards the aboriginal heritage and life. And of course, try some real bush food.

Blue Mountains

The mountain range of the Blue Mountain is possible to reach on a day trip from Sydney. You can also choose to spend the night to really enjoy the mountain experience. This wonderful area is filled with peaks and valleys, and also have an abundance of animals and waterfalls.

You can book a Blue Mountains day trip by various travel agents or you could book everything on your own.

St. Mary Cathedral

A beautiful church in the heart of Sydney. The architecture is stunning, and it’s today home to the Arch Bishop of Australia.

Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk

Want a nice view over Sydney? Then you should go here! The tower is 300 meters high, and within the building, you can also find some stores. When you go on the Skywalk tour you get a guided tour and get to see the city through the glass floor.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

This bridge is one of the world’s largest steel constructions, and since some time back it’s also on the list of Australian heritages. Another cool thing, is that you can actually climb it.


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China Town

Like in every bigger city, there’s a China Town offering cheap shopping, chinese food and culture. While strolling the China Town of Sydney, it’s actually easy to imagine that you’ve travelled to China instead of Australia. There are lots of good restaurants and small stores that you can go to.

Manly Beach

The second most popular beach in Sydney-area. To get here you hop on a ferry from Circulay Quay. The ride in itself is an attraction, and offers many beautiful views of Sydney. When you get to Manly Beach, you can enjoy this lovely sand beach and fewer people than Bondi Beach.

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