Sydney, with its rejuvenating scenic beauty it never fails to engross visitors and leave you gasping for more. The warm climate and the easy availability of food and lodging is definitely the prime cause of attractions. Transport can be costly but when you visit you know it’s worth it.
Here are my picks for the top five things you must see/do when you visit Australia’s most famous city…
1. The iconic Sydney Opera House
Being in Sydney you would definitely not want to miss out Opera House which is considered to be one of the wonders of the world. Its magnificent stature and breathtaking architecture attract you and you are left awestruck admiring the cultural heritage of Sydney. Hours end travellers photograph and visit it in order to capture the massive beauty. Performances by The Australian Ballet, Ensemble Theatre, Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, Australian Chamber Orchestra etc. are held in the Opera House.
2. Bondi beach
An easy accessibility by bus or train or a half hour drive from the centre Sydney would take you to Bondi Beach. This beach is a part of a big bay of white sand and breaking surf. An ideal place to relax in the warmth of the sand. Lining the beach are eateries and shops and definitely when its beach it gives you place for whole lot of activities and fun filled games. Behind the beach is also row of apartments and hotels providing accommodation to long or short term visitors.
3. Shop till you drop in Coles or Woolworths
Woo your ladies with the extravagance in Coles and Woolworths, a cheap shopping destination in Sydney. Australia known famously as home to world’s most concentrated supermarket sector so the diversity in the variety of products with its cheap rate adds to its fame. Since shopping is the best method to keep your lady satisfied you bet should not escape this best place. Since its a retail outlet it also allows you to buy the needful items.
4. A sip of wine in Hunter Valley
In case you die to taste the best wine you should pleasure yourself in Hunter Valley. It’s best when it’s old, and Hunter Valley is the oldest and prime vineyard in Australia and it will surely tickle your buds. The tranquillity adds to the charm of the place. It’s not only a place of wine and cheese tasting but also provides some best historical architecture like museums and historical tours. For best experience you can also stay at the nearest accommodations and guest houses that it provides within the nearest vicinity.
5. Tickle your taste buds with easy eateries
You have not visited a place if you have not tasted their local delicacy. The easily available ones include pizza, burgers, ham pork, oysters and ready to eat beef lasagne. Mouth watering sea food and kangaroo meat tops the list with “Pavlova” the best desert completing your palette.
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