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Top 10 places in Sydney

Our app features the history of 39 monuments and great sites including places to discover Sydney. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Sydney

Visit Sydney opera

Sydney opera

It is the world famous symbol of Sydney and even of Australia. The Sydney Opera House combines several forces that make it an unavoidable building: its shape and its location. It is located at the tip of one of the peninsulas of Sydney Bay, next to the Botanical Gardens, Harbor Bridge and Sydney... Read more

Visit The Harbor Bridge (Harbor Bridge)

The Harbor Bridge (Harbor Bridge)

This bridge is affectionately called the "old hanger" in reference to its metallic arc. It was built between 1923 and 1932 by French engineer Georges Imbault and Englishman Ralph Freeman, and cost 20 million dollars. It was necessary to destroy 800 houses near the bridge. At its highest... Read more

Visit Botany Bay (Botany Bay)

Botany Bay (Botany Bay)

This is where James Cook docks in 1770 when he discovers Australia. The bay is named Sting Ray Harbor (due to the large number of rays), and a few weeks later, Sting Ray Harbor Botany Bay (for the 3,000 new species of plants discovered). It is part of Botany Bay National Park. The latter has ... Read more

Visit Bondi Beach (Bondi Beach)

Bondi Beach (Bondi Beach)

It is Sydney's best known and most popular beach! It is located in the eastern part of the city. It is a mythical place for the world of surfing, but also for the rescue at sea with the oldest club of the country, the Bondi Life Saving Club. The area around the beach is very family friendly and... Read more

Visit Rocks area (The rocks)

Rocks area (The rocks)

It is the oldest district of Sydney, where Arthur Phillip founded the city in 1788. The place was chosen because it is a little high, protected from the bay thanks to rocks. Its name is due to the first houses built of sandstone. The neighborhood is known to have been a place of debauchery, dirty... Read more

Visit Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

Queen Victoria Building (QVB)

This is a mall ... exceptionally beautiful! It is located in the business district of Sydney. The building is a mixture of Romanesque and Victorian, and extends over a whole block and four floors. It was built by George McRae, completed in 1898 to replace a marketplace. The aim of the construction... Read more

Visit Sydney Botanical Garden (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Sydney Botanical Garden (Royal Botanic Gardens)

These royal botanical gardens were created in 1816 by Governor Macquarie, on the site of Cove Farm (created by Arthur Phillip) and extends over 30 hectares. The first collection was made by Charles Fraser, named first colonial botanist in 1817. The gardens are the oldest scientific institution in... Read more

Visit Hyde Park

Hyde Park

The park is in the heart of the city. It was built on the model of English parks and its name is a direct reference to the famous London park. From the beginning of the XIXth century, the place was frequented for sport and to have fun. English influence is found in walkways, benches, lawns,... Read more

Visit The Islands of Sydney Bay

The Islands of Sydney Bay

Sydney Bay has several islands, three of which pass Harbor Bridge inland and five more after the bridge. Many of these islands have been penitentiaries, major sites or strategic points during the two world conflicts. Most of them are uninhabited. The first three are Shark Island, Clark Island and... Read more

Visit Art Gallery of New South Wales (Art Gallery of NSW)

Art Gallery of New South Wales (Art Gallery of NSW)

The entrance to the gallery is quite impressive! The origin of the museum dates back to the creation of the art academy in 1870. The construction of the present museum begins in 1896, with an architecture worthy of the ideal of the late nineteenth century: a classical temple. In 1921, the Archibald... Read more

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