Are you planning a trip to the vibrant city of Sydney, the oldest, biggest and most beautiful city in Australia? Your taste deserves a big thumb up. If you are visiting Australia for the first time, no other place could be better than the fusion of amazing art, warm beaches and the beautiful places that Sydney has on offer.
What is the best season to visit Sydney?
If you are going to take a trip to Sydney, the time between September to November is Spring season and this time is best for visiting the city with perfect weather. However, if you would like to visit during the cooler months than avoiding the midst of Summer would be ideal. You could visit during Autumn from March to May, this is where the city is also at its prettiest with ideal weather to be exploring around.
What to see and where to visit?
If you are doing your research on what to see and writing the what-to-see list right now. Remember, to not forget to add the most popular five places to your bucket list.
Sydney Opera House:
The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s largest and oldest icons. If you miss this place, you will wonder why you didn’t visit Australia’s most iconic landmark. Yes, the ancient Opera House holds such immense significance. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This building is designed like billowing sails. You can easily take an organised tour of this great building containing, studio, theatres, concert halls, cinema halls and exhibition rooms. The grandness of it all will not disappoint.
Sydney Harbour Bridge:
The locals call the great bridge as “Coathanger”. If you miss out checking out the bridge, you may regret not making a quick dash to the site when you were there. This bridge is the widely recognised landmark of the great Opera House. It was established in the year 1932. Till now it is referred as the World’s largest steel arch bridge. Also if you feel a bit adventurous you can even walk the bridge and take in the amazing view of what Sydney is all about. Do you need more reasons to visit there?
The Rocks Discovery Museum:
If you are looking for a freebie, the Rocks Discovery Museum is completely free and family friendly. It unveils exciting stories about the Rocks area of Sydney. The museum offers a very fun and interactive way to learn about each different exhibit and will surely keep you entertained for hours on end. It is definitely worth a stopover if you would like to be immersed into the cultural history of how Sydney came to be.
The Circular Quay is known as the city’s main ferry terminus and serves as the main connection point where countless commuters gather at peak hours to catch a ferry to work or to many of Sydney’s major attractions located around Sydney Cove. This place also served as the settlement place of Australia. The cafes are almost always bustling with visitors while you enjoy the performances of the street performers and buskers who take to the street to put on some entertainment. You would most likely be spending most of your time exploring in and around Circular Quay and visiting this place is the best possible way to admire and cherish the sparkling waterfront setting of the city both during the day and night.
Darling Harbour is another popular hub for both the locals and the tourists. It’s situated in the waterfront area; this pedestrian precinct is amazingly furnished with shops, cafes and restaurants, exhibitions, museums and other entertainment venues which are great spots for adults. However, if you want to spoil some fun on the kids then there are also plenty to do also, such as a visit to the Madame Tussauds, the Seal Life Sydney Aquarium and the Wild Life Sydney Zoo which will provide heaps of entertainment to tire them out.
By now you must have realised that Sydney is a great place to create wonderful fond memories. Make a trip with friends or family or choose it as your honeymoon place, whatever the reason for visiting Sydney may be, you are going to cherish the experience forever.