Sydney is the capital city of Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. It’s Australia’s most populous city, including the wider Oceania region. Situated along the east coast of Australia, Sydney is home to the largest natural harbor worldwide. It’s bordered by Hawkesbury towards the north, Blue Mountains to the west and Macarthur towards the south.
Sydney is one of the most expensive cities worldwide to live in. However, it was ranked 10th as one of the top cities worldwide offering quality living. Therefore, it’s one of the most livable cities globally. After the 2nd world War, there was a mass migration to Sydney and today it’s one of the world’s most multicultural cities.
Sydney is an economic, business, education, investment and transportation hub. It is home to many modern neighborhoods and natural landmarks. Whether you’re visiting the city for the first time or returning for what it has to offer, you’ll be spoilt for choice because there are many things to do in the city.
Here are four things you can do the next time you go for a vacation in Sydney:
Top 4 Must-Dos in Sydney, Australia
Explore the Rocks
The Rocks is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Sydney, Australia. It is home to the finest colonial buildings, narrow lanes, pubs and sandstone churches built in the early century by the British. The citizens stopped a planned demolition of the neighborhood in the 70s.
The Rocks houses art museums, weekend markets, restaurants that serve delicious dishes, street entertainment and gives beautiful views of the Opera House, the harbor and the bridge. The Observatory Hill Park is the best place to catch a glimpse of this Australian city.
Go for Liposuction Treatment
Weight loss isn’t easy. Dieting and exercising daily isn’t easy either, especially since it takes consistency to achieve results. Sydney is home to many professional cosmetic clinics where you can undergo liposuction to get rid of your thigh or belly fats for faster and safer weight loss.
Tour the Royal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens is home to Australia’s first vegetable garden. They have flowers, trees and ferns of different species. Bask in the gardens during your visit and enjoy the breathtaking views of the green scenery.
Take a one-hour guided tour of the gardens and don’t forget to sit on the Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair and enjoy exceptional views of the harbor. The chair is carved out of a stone cliff and gives great views of the surrounding areas.
Hike at the Blue Mountains
The national park’s ancient sandstone has weathered over the years into gorges surrounded by steep cliffs with narrow ridges in between. Hike at the mountains to explore sheer rocks walls, valleys, beautiful forests and tumbling waterfalls. In the evenings, don’t forget to see how the ‘Three Sisters’ rock is being formed.
Accessible via a train from Sydney, it takes just 90 minutes to get to the national park. Entry is free and there’s lots of fun hiking at the Blue Mountains.
These are just some of the hundreds of things you can do while vacationing in Sydney. Just ensure you plan your itinerary early so you get to visit all the places you want and engage in various activities in your wish list.
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