Top 6 Visitor Attractions Near Self Contained Apartments in Sydney
Sydney is a vibrant and exciting city with a myriad of activities, things to do and see. If you are staying in self contained apartments Sydney located in the heart of the CBD you will have easy access to some great sights. These six popular visitor attractions need to be on the list of must see before leaving the city.
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Sydney Opera House
- The Rocks
- Taronga Zoo
- Darling Harbour
- Australian National Maritime Museum
Construction of the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge was completed in 1932 as a means of road and rail transport across the harbour. The bridge provides a connection from the heart of the city to the North Shore. In an endeavour to promote tourism, guided tours to climb the bridge are conducted several times a day.
While the trek to the summit is recommended for the fit and healthy an easier way to some fantastic views of the harbour and the opera house is by climbing the 200 stairs at the Pylon Lookout.
The controversial architectural design of the opera house makes it as stunning by day as it is by night. Whether you take in a show or a tour package that includes guided tours behind the scenes you will be delighted with every aspect of this world class entertainment venue.
A walk through The Rocks will reveal the history of how the city began. Take a step back in time wandering through the nineteenth century streets and admire the preserved heritage buildings. Guided walking tours will take in cobbled alleys and narrow laneways.
Internationally recognised for its protection of wildlife and research into animal conservation, Taronga Zoo is centrally located close to the Sydney CBD and not far from any of the serviced apartments in Sydney. Spend a day learning about the threatened and nearly extinct species not only from Australia but from Antarctica, Africa, America and Asia.
Darling Harbour is well worth the short walk from any Sydney apartment accommodation close to the CBD. Walk along the waterfront during the day to the Chinese garden exhibition or stop in at any of a number of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. By night the harbour comes to life with a reflection of lights twinkling over the water. Cruise the harbour on a catamaran or enjoy a complete dining experience on one of the larger vessels.
The museum is a treasure trove of exhibits following Australia’s history and connection with water travel. There are several ships to explore including a destroyer and submarine and lively exhibitions within the museum that change themes regularly.
There is so much to explore in and around Sydney. If you are staying overnight, for a week or longer the list of things to do and see is endless. The city has been designed for convenience especially for the traveller to see and enjoy with minimal effort. World class accommodation combined with world class events within walking distance makes Sydney one of the best places to stay in Australia.