Sights & Attractions in Sydney

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Name Category Location
 
Argyle Cut
Argyle Street, which links Argyle Place and George Street, is...
Historic Districts / Sites The Rocks
 
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Apart from Canberra's National Gallery, this is the best place...
Museum Village Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Australian Museum
The strength of this natural-history museum, a well-respected...
Museums / Galleries Sydney City Center
 
Australian National Maritime Museum
The six galleries of this soaring, futuristic building tell the...
Museums / Galleries Darling Harbour
 
Campbell's Cove
Robert Campbell was a Scottish merchant who is sometimes referred...
Nautical Sites The Rocks
 
Elizabeth Bay
Much of this densely populated but still-charming harborside...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Eastern Suburbs
 
Farm Cove
The original convict-settlers established their first gardens...
Houses / Mansions Sydney
 
Fort Denison
For a brief time in the early days of the colony, convicts who...
Islands Sydney
 
Holy Trinity Garrison Church
Every morning, redcoats would march to this 1840 Argyle Place...
Religious Sites The Rocks
 
Hyde Park
Declared public land by Governor Phillip in 1792 and used for...
Parks Sydney City Center
 
Hyde Park Barracks
Before Governor Macquarie arrived, convicts were left to roam...
Jails Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Museum of Sydney
This museum built on the site of the original Government House...
Museums / Galleries Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Parramatta
This bustling satellite city 26 km (16 mi) west of Sydney is...
Towns Greater Sydney
 
Quarantine Station
From the 1830s onward, ship passengers who arrived with contagious...
Neighborhoods / Streets Sydney
 
Royal Botanic Gardens
More than 80 acres of sweeping green lawns, groves of indigenous...
Gardens / Arboretums The Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens
 
Royal National Park
Established in 1879 on the coast south of Sydney, the Royal has...
Parks Greater Sydney
 
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
The larger and more modern of Sydney's public aquariums presents...
Zoos / Aquariums Darling Harbour
 
Sydney Harbour Bridge
There are several ways to experience the bridge and its spectacular...
Viewpoints The Rocks
 
Sydney Harbour National Park
This massive park is made up of 958 acres of separate foreshores...
Parks Sydney
 
Sydney Jewish Museum
Artifacts, interactive displays, and audiovisual displays chronicle...
Museums / Galleries The Eastern Suburbs
 
Sydney Opera House
Sydney's most famous landmark (listed as a World Heritage site...
Arts / Performance Venues The Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens
 
Taronga Zoo
Sydney's zoo, in a natural bush area on the harbor's north shore...
Zoos / Aquariums Sydney
 
Vaucluse
The palatial homes in this glamorous harbor suburb provide a...
Towns Sydney
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