No visit in Australia is ever complete without a visit to New South Wales, Sydney.Β  The city is a mix of both culture and excitement as it offers various things that is sure to enchant and invite new tourists and adventure seekers alike. These are but a few of the sights and sounds that Sydney has to offer.

  • The Sydney Opera House

What seems to be the world-known image for Australia, the Sydney Opera House is an iconic staple in the canvass that is the Sydney Harbour. Make sure to check the various tours that are offered to fully appreciate this architectural wonder.

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Photo credit: Pixabay- skeeze

  • Royal Botanic Gardens

Enjoy tranquility and serenity amidst the buzzing metropolis that is the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Gardens is a home to various collections of herbs, foliage, as well as flowers and succulents. After a long and relaxing walk, tourists can relax and unwind in the cafes or enjoy a lovely picnic with a wonderful view.

Photo credit: Flickr- David Berkowitz

Photo credit: Flickr- David Berkowitz

  • The Art Gallery of New South Wales

From contemporary and classical works by European artists as well as Asian creations to traditional Aboriginal works, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has a vast collection that caters to museum goers as well as tourists looking to see the culture that Sydney has to offer.

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

  • The Rocks

This suburban area has a historic feel that makes it popular among tourists. There are numerous offerings within this area such as weekend markets, pubs, museums, as well as art galleries that’s sure to pique the interests of new comers and tourists visiting Sydney for the first time.

Photo credit: Flickr- Mohd Hafiz Noor Shams

Photo credit: Flickr- Mohd Hafiz Noor Shams

  • Bondi Beach

To top off the list is Bondi Beach. No trip to Sydney is ever complete without going to its pristine beaches. Bondi Beach offers the essentials for a perfect surfing beach. Excellent waves, cafes, and a laid back vibe make Bondi Beach a must go for all you surfing junkies out there.

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