Sights & Attractions in Sydney

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Name Category Location
 
Argyle Cut
Argyle Street, which links Argyle Place and...
Historic Districts / Sites The Rocks
 
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Apart from Canberra's National Gallery, this is...
Museum Village Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Australian Museum
The strength of this natural-history museum, a...
Museums / Galleries Sydney City Center
 
Australian National Maritime Museum
The six galleries of this soaring, futuristic...
Museums / Galleries Darling Harbour
 
Campbell's Cove
Robert Campbell was a Scottish merchant who is...
Nautical Sites The Rocks
 
Elizabeth Bay
Much of this densely populated but still-charming...
Neighborhoods / Streets Inner City and the Eastern Suburbs
 
Farm Cove
The original convict-settlers established their...
Houses / Mansions Sydney Harbour
 
Fort Denison
For a brief time in the early days of the colony,...
Islands Sydney Harbour
 
Holy Trinity Garrison Church
Every morning, redcoats would march to this 1840...
Religious Sites The Rocks
 
Hyde Park
Declared public land by Governor Phillip in 1792...
Parks Sydney City Center
 
Hyde Park Barracks
Before Governor Macquarie arrived, convicts were...
Jails Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Museum of Sydney
This museum built on the site of the original...
Museums / Galleries Domain and Macquarie Street
 
Parramatta
This bustling satellite city 26 km (16 miles)...
Towns Greater Sydney
 
Quarantine Station
From the 1830s onward, ship passengers who...
Neighborhoods / Streets Sydney Harbour
 
Royal Botanic Gardens
More than 80 acres of sweeping green lawns,...
Gardens / Arboretums The Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens
 
Royal National Park
Established in 1879 on the coast south of Sydney,...
Parks Greater Sydney
 
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Bay of Rays and Shark Valley are among 14 new...
Zoos / Aquariums Darling Harbour
 
Sydney Harbour Bridge
There are several ways to experience the bridge...
Viewpoints The Rocks
 
Sydney Harbour National Park
This massive park is made up of 958 acres of...
Parks Sydney Harbour
 
Sydney Jewish Museum
Artifacts, interactive displays, and audiovisual...
Museums / Galleries Inner City and the Eastern Suburbs
 
Sydney Opera House
Sydney's most famous landmark (listed as a World...
Arts / Performance Venues The Opera House and the Royal Botanic Gardens
 
Taronga Zoo
Sydney's zoo, in a natural bush area on the...
Zoos / Aquariums Sydney Harbour
 
Vaucluse
The palatial homes in this glamorous harbor...
Towns Sydney Harbour

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