7 Places to visit in Sydney

Sydney, the capital of Australia is one of the world’s most eminent vacation destinations. This metropolitan city is a wonderful blend of time-honored culture and innovations. From old churches to the modern skyscrapers of Sydney, this tourist spot has a lot to offer, if you are mentally geared up to pack your bags this winter holidays. Above all, it is a very perky city with lovely citizens, who offer superb hospitality to their foreign guests.

Get your selfie stick ready to explore the top 7 places to visit in Sydney:

  1. St Mary’s Cathedral
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Those, who are spiritual by nature love to spend most of their time visiting religious places when they are on a vacation.  Are you one of them? There is no holy better place in Sydney than the St Mary’s Cathedral. Located next to Hydra Park in the heart of the city, it is a great spot to attain peace of mind and relaxation. And, this church also represents the religious origins of Catholic Church in Australia.


  1. Sydney Harbour Bridge
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No travel bucket list of Sydney is complete without the Sydney Harbour Bridge, built in the year 1932; this exceptional structure is the largest and most dynamic steel arch bridge on this planet. Accountable for transporting people and goods from Sydney harbor’s south to north shore and vice versa, it is an undisputed lifeline of the city. And, over the years the Sydney harbor bridge has become a premiere tourist spot in the world.

  1. Shelly Beach

There is no better leisure spot in Sydney than this one, it’s a local’s secret. Here you can discover the real wacky side of otherwise reserved citizens of Sydney. This tourist place is very popular among the youth of the city, and generally heavily packed on weekends.

The Shelly Beach offers its guests a perfect combo of relaxation and enthusiasm, as you can sit back on a comfy couch sipping cocktails, or try water sports to have some real fun.  Clear blue water and turquoises will force you to spend hours in this impressive place. And, if you are good at swimming, then don’t hesitate or wait to have a dive!

  1. Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO heritage site is a treat, if you have some craze for opera nights. Not just in Australia; it is world’s best opera house where top opera groups have given their best performances. This house which is truly a magnificent piece of “art” is encircled charmingly by water, and one can’t stop looking at it over and over again without a blink! Tourists, who visit Sydney, never go back without discovering and witnessing the real beauty of Sydney Opera House.

  1. Queen Victoria Building

Do you want to discover the history of Sydney? Yeah, then you probably won’t accomplish that without spending some time in Queen Victoria Building.  This structure built in the late nineteenth century by the architect George McRae, consists of a huge central dome encompassing of 20 domes in different sizes.  Even though it was built with an intention of establishing a market corridor, have around 200 shops of multiple categories, but this place has become a hotspot for tourists from around the globe.

  1. Royal Botanic Gardens

This nature spot sits in the center of the city at farm cove, is quite near to the eminent opera house is always famed as one of the most interesting places to visit in Sydney. The Royal Botanic Gardens is residence to many sky-high trees, striking flower plants, and shrubs, and the nature lovers out there most not miss this opportunity to observe magic and the beauty of nature.

  1. Chinatown

Most of you might be wondering what it is. What is the connection between china and Australia, other than the trade deals?  For your curiosity, Chinatown is a place located between the Central Station and Darling Harbour, is a place where you discover Chinese’s rich culture and delectable cuisine. Plus, a great tourist spot Stroll through the streets to buy some Chinese products, and to mention the Friday night sales.  Therefore, visiting Chinatown can be both exciting and rewarding for any tourist.

The above seven places to visit in Sydney are enough to advocate why it is such a great tourist spot, but there are much more things to do in Sydney.

Article submitted by Janice Cook

Author Bio:

Janice Cook is a travel blogger who loves to explore new places, cultures, people and food. Janice says, “Travelling and writing about my travel experiences is my passion and I love to add new destinations to my travel book”.

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