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Sydney Travel Guide

By Richard Johnsson Bell

Sydney is the biggest and most densly populated town in Australia with a population of around 4.5 million. Sydney was established in 1788 as the site of the first British colony in Australia. It is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson ; here’s where the famous Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge are located.

In 1842 Sydney was declared the 1st town in Australia by the municipal council of Sydney with John Hosking being elected Mayor. Ten years after the election Sydney became the location of many Gold rushes ; this has brought many individuals from around the world to the Ports.

In the late 19th century, the development of the residential area of the city grew fast. More than a million folks migrated to Sydney by the 20th century with the industrial development and growth, and railways and stream powered tramways.

If you were going to be traveling to Sydney, you would fly into the main airport, the Sydney Airfield, named the 28th busiest airfield in the whole world. More than 299,000 planes depart and land at this airfield every year, and being the oldest operating airport in the world, about 33.4 million passengers have continually passed thru each year. Of those passengers, about 2.7 million of them are world passengers that holiday in Australia.

Out of all of the passengers that fly to Sydney, there are roughly 2.7 million world visitors annually to the town to chill and holiday in one of my fave cities in the world. You can not lose interest while visiting Sydney as there is such a lot to do. My fave attraction in the town would definitely be the Sydney Opera House, which boasts eateries, cafeterias bars and retail shops inside the building.

This famous attraction, built in 1973, is home to the Australian Ballet and the Sydney Symphony. There are Seven different performance places that host a variety of entertainment. While there is a backstage tour available for crewmembers and performers at the Opera House, there is a tour open to the general public of the Front house of the Opera Hall.

Sydney also has many out of doors nature areas and lovely waterways. Close by the water and great places to spend an afternoon are The Chinese Comradeship Garden and Hyde Park. For holiday makers interested in sports, Sydney boasts 16 national rugby teams and is the home of the NSW blues cricket team.

They also host the day out which is a traveling Rock-music holiday. Whether you need to enjoy your day outside or inside Sydney offers a variety of things to do to so you are never bored.

navigating around Sydney doesn’t need to be by car ( though most residents of Sydney do commute by car ) they offer trains, taxis, buses and ferry systems. So if leasing an auto is not in your plans you’ll be capable of finding a method to make your holiday a success.

Regardless of what your budget may be for your next vacation, Sydney offers a reasonable choice of hotels. They feature some of the finest 5 star hotels as well as reasonable opulent hostels. Look no further than Sydney for some of the best hostels in the world.

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Bell, Richard J. "Sydney Travel Guide." Sydney Travel Guide. 16 Aug. 2010. 4 Aug 2014 <>.

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Bell, R (2010, August 16). Sydney Travel Guide. Retrieved August 4, 2014, from

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