Things to do in Sydney Australia

There are many fun things to do in Sydney Australia on vacation.

See is the stunning world famous Sydney Opera House.

Visit “the Rocks” where the colorful history of modern Australia comes alive.

Shop for beautiful and valuable opals.

Take a relaxing walk along the beach from Bondi to Congee.

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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House
Located in Sydney Harbour the Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre. It was largely conceived by Danish architect Jorn Utzon. The construction was in three stages starting in March of 1959 and completed inn 1973.

Like the Eiffel Tower is synonymous with Paris, the Opera House is synonymous with Sydney Australia. A trip to Sydney is not complete without seeing this magnificent structure. There are tours available if you would like to learn more.

The Rocks
The Rocks is the birthplace of modern Australia where you will learn about Sydney’s colorful convict history. Take a ghost tour, walk through the weekend markets and climb the span of the Harbour Bridge. You can also go to bistros, pubs, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Shopping for Opals
Shopping for opals in Sydney is extremely popular both for their beauty and value. There are the rare Black Opals, the Boulder Opals, Light Opals, Doublets, Triplets and the Common Opals. Many shops have free educational sessions which are fun whether you decide to purchase opals or not.

More fun things to do in Sydney on vacation

Paddington Shopping
Paddington, New South Whales is a historically rich and culturally vibrant district. Known as one of Sydney’s most “hip suburbs” Paddington is famous for its fashion stores, fine dining restaurants, cafes and bars.

Bondi Beach to Coogee Coastal Walk
Taking a relaxing walk along this famous beach is a great way to spend a leisurely couple of hours. This is a lesser known parts of Sydney and is primarily visited by the locals. There are places to eat and swim along the way.

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