Hop on a ferry at Circular Quay and glide past the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Taronga Zoo There are all kinds of harbour cruises , including lunch cruises, tall ships and about singapura (check out here) an Aboriginal cultural heritage cruise. 326 The Parliament of New South Wales sits in Parliament House on Macquarie Street This building was completed in 1816 and first served as a hospital.
Southern Sydney includes the suburbs in the local government areas of former Rockdale , Georges River Council (collectively known as the St George area), and broadly it also includes the suburbs in the local government area of Sutherland , south of the Georges River (colloquially known as 'The Shire').
380 381 Cycling trips have increased by 113% across Sydney's inner-city since March 2010, with about 2,000 bikes passing through top peak-hour intersections on an average weekday. Discover all the great Sydney attractions, from the sublime Sydney Opera House and the iconic Bondi Beach to the marvellous Taronga Zoo, magnificent national parks, extraordinary heritage and much more.
The Parramatta River is mostly industrial and drains a large area of Sydney's western suburbs into Port Jackson. Sydney's first commercial theatre opened in 1832 and nine more had commenced performances by the late 1920s. 303 Sydney heralded Australia's first newspaper, the Sydney Gazette, published until 1842.
The Sydney Opera House is the jewel on sparkling Sydney Harbour In the heart of this vibrant city are many hidden gems too, such as Forgotten Songs, an artwork canopy of 120 birdcages in Angel Place. The New South Wales Blues compete in the Sheffield Shield league and the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder contest the national Big Bash Twenty20 competition.
Explore cobblestone lanes and other heritage in The Rocks Australia's oldest pubs are here and the Argyle Stairs lead to Cumberland Street for access to the free Sydney Harbour Bridge walk, or a BridgeClimb tour to the top of the mighty steel arch, nicknamed the Coathanger by Sydneysiders.
180 Sydney is home to Australia's first building by renowned Canadian architect Frank Gehry , the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building (2015), based on the design of a tree house An entrance from The Goods Line -a pedestrian pathway and former railway line-is located on the eastern border of the site.