Cities of Australia: Sydney
Sydney, rightly recognized by one of the most beautiful cities in the world – this is the most cosmopolitical, the most cheerful and most beautiful city of the country. The city was founded in 1788. on the shore of the bay Port Jackson (The first European settlement in Australia) and in just 200 with a small years, turned from a small village of Katorzhan to a huge one (4 times more Moscow at the population of only 4 million. man) ultramodern city, carefully storing monuments with its short history.
The contrast of the skyscrapers of the City and the old buildings of Rocks and King Cross regions, souvenir shops in the area of York and Elizabeth, and the Asian Quarters of Chinatown and Liverpool Street, huge green spaces of parks and boulevards, and the super-modern buildings of the Olympic facilities Kronos-Hill, Sydney Syupered and Olympics STEDIUM in the area of Homebush, Majestic (and one of the largest in the world) Sydney Harbor Bay and shifted through her unique single-break bridge Harbor Bridge 503 meters long. During lunch on the Sydney Tower on the market Street, at an altitude of 305 m., You can not only familiarize yourself with the planning of the city, but also taste the many Australian and Asian dishes, exotic seafood, kangaroo and emu meat. Many bars and restaurants are concentrated on Oxford Street, in the Darling Harbor area – hundreds of galleries, bars, hotels and restaurants, and on George Street and Market Street – the best trading points of the city.
Here you can rightly in the city, sunbathe on luxurious beaches Bondi (The most famous beach in the country, his golden sand stretches for a kilometer in length) and Manley, Visit one of the world’s largest Sydney Aquarium in Darling Harbor or Toronta Zoo, in which in 1916. For the first time in the world, they began to contain animals in natural conditions – in open enclosures, as well as the famous opera – Synela symbol or cut in the rock by the first governor of the city viewing platform "Mrs. McGuire Chair". You can spend a whole day in a huge trading complex "House of Queen Victoria" Or in the chic royal botanical garden, where the extensive collection of plants from all over the world has been collected.
There are a large number of interesting cultural facilities in the city – the famous Sydney Museum of History and Anthropology of Australia, the Military Memorial Art Gallery, the National Maritime Museum (really an interesting place – everything is collected here about the sea and boats – from the Aboriginal boats to battleships and surfing boards), artistic Gallery of the new South Wales, Museum of Applied Art and Science, one of the most "Bold" Museum Museums – Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Antiquity Nicholson, Wild Animal Park and Hyde Park. Be sure to visit the embankment in the Volumuul region and the factory of opal, where you can not only learn everything about these amazing stones, but also see the whole process of turning the non-penetrating rock in precious decorations (Australia produces up to 90% of world volume of opal). There you can also buy a variety of jewelry from black opals, pearls or color diamonds.
Reviews and studies of trips
Travel experience in Australia
I want to share my travel experience in Australia. Was there from 2 to 11 February 2018. Was only in Sydney. Read more →
Vyacheslav | February 2018
Australia – a country in which there is everything!
In 2011, in April, we spent a month in Australia. We did not have plans. We just decided to go from Melbourne to the west coast, search on the way of sights. Read more →
wwweekend | April 2011
Traveling in Australia on autocum
The route was circular – from Sydney to Gold Costa and back. 2.5 thousand square meters came out – on the Australian standards, the judicial nonsense, what a bread go. A little more than a week in a light pace. Read more →