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  • 1. Art Gallery of New South Wales

    The Domain | Museum Village

    Apart from Canberra's National Gallery, this is the best place to explore the evolution of European-influenced Australian art, as well as the...Read More

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  • 2. Bondi Beach

    Bondi Beach | Beach–Sight

    Wide, wonderful Bondi (pronounced bon -dye) is the most famous and most crowded of all Sydney beaches. It has something for just about everyone...Read More

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  • 3. Bronte Beach

    Bronte | Beach–Sight

    If you want an ocean beach that's close to the city and has a terrific setting, with both sand and grassy areas, this one is hard to beat. A...Read More

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  • 4. Manly Beach

    Manly | Beach–Sight

    The Bondi Beach of the north shore, Manly caters to everyone except those who want to get away from it all. On sunny days Sydneysiders, school...Read More

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  • 5. Palm Beach

    Palm Beach | Beach–Sight

    The golden sands of Palm Beach glitter as much as the bejeweled residents of the stylish nearby village. The beach is on one side of the peninsula...Read More

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  • 6. Royal Botanic Gardens

    The Domain | Garden/Arboretum

    More than 80 acres of sweeping green lawns, groves of indigenous and exotic trees, duck ponds, greenhouses, and some 45,124 types of plants...Read More

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  • 7. Sydney Cove

    Sydney Cove | Body Of Water/Waterfall

    Bennelong Point and the Sydney Opera House to the east and Circular Quay West and The Rocks to the west enclose this cove, which was named after...Read More

  • 8. Sydney Harbour Bridge

    The Rocks | Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Despite its nickname "the coat hanger," the bridge has a fond place in all Sydneysiders' hearts. Its opening on March 19, 1932 (during the height...Read More

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  • 9. Sydney Harbour National Park

    The Rocks | Island

    This massive park is made up of 958 acres of separate foreshores and islands, most of them on the north side of the harbor. To see the best...Read More

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  • 10. Sydney Opera House

    Circular Quay | Arts/Performance Venue

    Sydney's most famous landmark (listed as a World Heritage site in 2007) had such a long and troubled construction phase that it's almost a miracle...Read More

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  • 11. Sydney Tower

    City Center | Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    Short of taking a scenic flight, a visit to the top of this 309-meter (1,000 foot) golden-turret-topped spike is the best way to see Sydney...Read More

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  • 12. Watsons Bay

    Watsons Bay | Beach–Sight

    Established as a military base and fishing settlement in the colony's early years, Watsons Bay is a charming suburb, with a popular waterfront...Read More

  • 13. Aboriginal Culture Cruise

    Sydney Harbour | Historic District/Site

    Former Sydney tugboat the Mari Nawi is owned by the Tribal Warrior Association, an organization committed to empowering disadvantaged Aboriginal...Read More

  • 14. Admiralty House

    Kirribilli | House/Mansion/Villa

    Next door and far more prominent is Admiralty House—the Sydney residence of the governor-general, the Queen's representative in Australia. This...Read More

  • 15. Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

    The Domain | Sports Venue

    This heated saltwater eight-lane swimming pool overlooking the navy ships tied up at Garden Island has become a local favorite. Complementing...Read More

  • 16. Anzac Memorial

    Hyde Park | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    In the southern section of Hyde Park (near Liverpool Street) stands the 1934 art deco Anzac Memorial, a tribute to the Australians who died...Read More

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  • 17. Argyle Cut

    Millers Point | Historic District/Site

    Argyle Street, which links Argyle Place and George Street, is dominated by the Argyle Cut and its massive walls. In the days before the Cut...Read More

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  • 18. Argyle Place

    Millers Point | House/Mansion/Villa

    With all the traditional requirements of an English green—a pub at one end, a church at the other, and grass in between—this charming enclave...Read More

  • 19. Australian Museum

    Hyde Park | Museum/Gallery

    The strength of this natural history museum, a well-respected academic institution, is its collection of plants, animals, geological specimens...Read More

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  • 20. Australian National Maritime Museum

    Darling Harbour | Museum/Gallery

    The six galleries of this soaring, futuristic building tell the story of Australia and the sea. In addition to figureheads, model ships, and...Read More

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