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Sydney is recognised as one of the most vibrant and exciting international cities in the world. Australia’s gateway for visitors, Sydney is home to three of the most potent symbols of Australia around the world - Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour. But, beyond the famous icons, there’s a lot more to uncover in this dynamic, cosmopolitan city.
Attractions in Sydney
Famous Sydney landmarks provide their own entertainment - take an exhilarating BridgeClimb to the summit of Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy a behind the scenes tour of Sydney Opera House or explore Sydney Harbour and its small islands on ferries, yachts, a cruise, high-speed jet boats or kayaks.
Fashion and shopping in Sydney
As well as the best Australian designers, Sydney attracts major world fashion brands making the inner-city an unsurpassed shopping experience.
Food and wine in Sydney
Sydney is one of the world’s great dining destinations. You can dine by the harbour in five-star style, enjoy the atmosphere of heritage pubs and cool rooftop bars or sample cuisine from around the globe.
Natural attractions in Sydney
It’s rare for a world city such as Sydney to have a bounty of stunning natural attractions – beaches, national parks, gardens, pristine waterways and plenty of open space.
Short breaks from Sydney
Most visitors to Sydney take a short break to one of the regions close by to enjoy a wide variety of astonishing natural attractions and experiences.