Sydney GuideSydney is the Harbour City. It is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. HotelsFind hotels in Sydney, including Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, Simpsons of Potts Point Hotel, Park Hyatt Sydney, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, Sydney Harbour YHA and Westin Sydney. AttractionsDiscover attractions around Sydney including Sydney Town Hall, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, State Theatre, State Library of New South Wales, Chinese Noodle Restaurant, Sydney Observatory and Sydney's Paddy's Markets.
Popular in SydneyCity EastImmediately to the east of the City Centre and also adjacent to City South is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment. One week in SydneySydney is the capital city of the Australian state of New South Wales, and Australia's largest city. City CentreThe City Centre, is where Governor Philip first raised the British Flag on Australian soil in January 1788, and is the earliest site of European settlement in Australia.
In SydneyParramattaParramatta is a western district of Sydney, a city in its own right within the Sydney Metropolitan Area and the second oldest European settlement on the Australian mainland. Inner WestThe Inner West of Sydney stretches from the small inner city suburb of Chippendale to the secondary railway hub and business-retail centre of Strathfield and also Sydney Olympic Park to the west. Darling HarbourDarling Harbour is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central Sydney. It extends to Pyrmont and Ultimo, and contains The Star and Pyrmont Bay, including Harris St. Eastern SuburbsThe Eastern Suburbs of Sydney are located between Sydney City and the Pacific Ocean coastline. The RocksThe Rocks is sandstone buildings, history, laneways, culture and Australiana by day, and a busy pub scene by night. Royal National ParkThe Royal National Park is in on the southern fringe of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia around 35km south from the city centre. Sutherland ShireSt George & Sutherland Shire is a district about 25 km south of Sydney City, centred around the Georges River and bounded by Botany Bay and Port Hacking. City SouthThe City South district is home to Australia's largest Chinatown as well as its largest train station, Central station. Lower North ShoreThe Lower North Shore district is part of the larger North Shore situated across the harbour from Sydney City and stretches from North Sydney to Chatswood. Sydney Olympic ParkSydney Olympic Park, is an area 15km west from Sydney City. It is on western reaches of Sydney Harbour, and was the home of the 2000 Olympics. Harbour IslandsThe Harbour Islands are Sydney's best kept secret. There are several in the harbour that you can visit to explore, for a picnic, or just to take in the history and the view. Hills DistrictHills and Hawkesbury is the largely residential area to the north west of the city centre and north of Macquarie Park. Northern BeachesThe Northern Beaches of Sydney refers to a suburban district located in the north east of the city, as well as a stretch of famous beaches extending northwards from Sydney Harbour and North Head at Manly to Barrenjoey Point and Broken Bay, fronting the Pacific Ocean. ManlyManly is a harbour- and ocean-side suburb and locality of Sydney and the southernmost of Sydney's Northern Beaches. CronullaCronulla is a beachside suburb in the Sutherland Shire in southern Sydney. Cronulla is the only Sydney beach located on a train line and has a large amount of free parking along the foreshore. Bondi BeachBondi Beach is a world famous beachside locality of Sydney. The closest ocean beach to the centre of Sydney, Bondi Beach has become synonymous with Sydney's beach lifestyle and is very popular with tourists, daytrippers, backpackers, residents and all Sydneysiders. North SydneyNorth Sydney is a large commercial centre near central Sydney. Located immediately north of the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge and facing the central city skyline across Sydney Harbour. Botany BayAirport & Botany Bay is an arbitary district name, for the areas surrounding Botany Bay and also those directly south of Sydney, which includes Sydney Airport, Redfern, Alexandria, Brighton le Sands, Mascot and Rockdale among others. CoogeeCoogee is a popular beachside suburb and locality in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney, the capital of the Australian state of New South Wales. South WestSouth West Sydney is an arbitrary district name for the large residential area to the south and west of Sydney, including the centres of Cabramatta and Liverpool. Macquarie ParkMacquarie Park-Ryde is made up of the largely residential and industrial suburbs west of the Lower North Shore, north of the Parramatta River and to the north west of the city centre. Outer WestThe Outer West is the huge area of Sydney to the west of the cities of Parramatta and Holroyd, which is the boundary with the Inner West. Upper North ShoreUpper North Shore is in Sydney. The Upper North Shore, starts beyond Chatswood and stretches all the way north to the Hawkesbury River. MacarthurMacarthur is an arbitrary district name for the south-western residential outskirts of Sydney, further south of South West Sydney. ClovellyClovelly is a quiet suburb between Coogee and Bronte on the Pacific coast in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney, NSW, Australia. Palm BeachPalm Beach is the most northern of Sydney's Northern Beaches and the most northerly suburb of the city's metropolitan area. WindsorWindsor is a township in New South Wales on the north-western outskirts of Sydney, located on the Hawkesbury River. BronteBronte is a suburb between Bondi Beach in the north and Clovelly in the south, in Sydney's Eastern suburbs, NSW, Australia.