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About Sydney

Sydney is the capital city of New South Wales. The city is wrapped around the beautiful and iconic Sydney Harbour. This is one of Australia's oldest, biggest and most diverse cities. From the center of downtown out to the suburbs, there is an endless array of charming and interesting things to see. The dazzling sites of Darling Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge complement each other. The historic city center is a fascinating place to spend the day. The many beaches surrounding the city and Blue Mountains National Park—a World Heritage Site—are great places to either relax or be active.

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Sydney Opera House
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The Sydney Opera House is a symbol of Australia. It is recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the 20th Century and is also a landmark in Sydney. Its white exterior, a shell-like sculpture built on the harbour, like scattered petals floating in the air, have for many years left observers in amazement. It houses a concert hall, a music theatre, a performance theatre, a children's theatre and a photography studio. Auctions, concerts and other events are held every month or even every week.
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is construction representative of early Sydney. It is like a long rainbow across the bay, facing the world-famous Sydney Opera House across the sea, becoming a symbol of Sydney. Built in 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge has a total length of 1,149 meters, a width of 139 meters and a commanding height of 503 meters. It is a world famous steel arch bridge. Now climbing the Sydney Bridge has become Sydney's more popular tourist attraction, and it is one of the few bridges in the world that allows visitors to climb to the top of the arch. In addition to climbing, you can also drive under the bridge, take the train through the bridge or sail under the bridge, but the fullest experience is had by walking the bridge.
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
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Botanical Garden
Located in the heart of the city, the Royal Botanic Garden is within walking distance to the south of the Sydney Opera House. There are lots of blue cherries, gardenias, etc. in the Rose Garden. The iconic building - Sydney Tropical Centre is located at the south of the Garden. Its exterior glasshouse is ultra-modern. In the Botanic Garden, you can look out over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House in the distance, which combines together to form one of Sydney's most prestigious views. And this is the perfect spot to take Sydney's iconic photos.
Hyde Park
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City Park
Located in the heart of Sydney, Hyde Park was built in 1810 and is just a stone's throw from Saint Mary's Cathedral. The park is divided by Park Street into two, north and south. The south side comprises mainly of monuments such as the bronze statue of Captain Cook, while the north side features the Archibald Fountain as a centerpiece as well as beautiful boulevards. The fountain square is often filled with street performers and is an ideal spot for a leisurely stroll.

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Australia: A Vast Continent with Immense Beauty
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Australia, the Land Down Under, is a vast continent full of rich biodiversity, incredible culture, and untamed wilderness. The great Australian Outback is the stuff of legend. A vast expanse of desert and grasslands stretching to the horizon. Running along the country’s eastern coast is the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system. Sydney Harbor is recognizable the world over for the famed Opera House and the New Years fireworks display. A country flush with natural resources, Australia is a welcoming destination where travelers can find just about anything.
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