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Best things to do in Sydney

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Concert Hall
“One of the most iconic buildings in the world – the Sydney Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and vibrant performance space. It's a place where the past shapes the future, where conventions are challenged and cultures are celebrated. Step inside and discover the stories that make the Opera House so inspiring. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, a first-timer or an aficionado, the Sydney Opera House has something for everyone.”
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Shopping Mall
“Closest big shopping to Randwick is Westfield Bondi Junction. Just take the bus one of these buses 314, 316, 317 or 400 from Belmore Road.”
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Botanical Garden
“The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical Garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical institutions in the world.”
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“The famous Bondi to Bronte walk. Make sure you have some walking shoes and get ready to enjoy some stunning views. ”
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Art Gallery
“You will always find something fascinating to view at this gallery in walking distance of the apartment. There is an affordable cafe on the lower level or treat yourself to a superb lunch at Chiswick on the ground floor.”
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Theme Park
“276 local hosts recommend   Must see place in Sydney. Darling Harbour oGer everything from Maritime Museum, Sea Life, Wild Life, countless restaurants and cafes, nightlife to spectacular Saturday 9 pm fireworks.”
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Art Museum
“There is always an exciting exhibition at this fantastic gallery. Lunch in the top floor cafe for spectacular views over the harbour.”
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“The gondola ride up gives a gorgeous view of the city and a sneak peak of the attractions.”
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“The Sydney Harbour Bridge was built in 1932 and is an arch bridge made from steel that goes across the Sydney Harbour. The bridge carries rail, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district and the North Shore. The bridge is 134 m high and is the highest arch bridge in the world.”
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“Amazing place for drinks at the rooftop, amazing dinners and yummy coffee too! Great location, just in front of Coogee beach.”
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“Anyone who loves markets, cafes, flowers, coffee, pretty gardens and just plain coolness will enjoy the ultra-stylised The Grounds of Alexandria!”
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“Enjoy a sundowner and fresh prawns overlooking Bondi beach. From stilettos to thongs (flip flops!), anything goes here. ”
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Flea Market
“every Saturday and Sunday. right in front of the flat (in the school). have a lot of cool stuff (on Sunday) and good local food (on Saturday)... Highly Recommended ”
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“The world famous Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay is 25 minute walk from our apartment. You have markets, transportation hub, shops and cafes, all set in the backdrop of the Sydney Opera House.”
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Opera House
“Visit the Opera Bar to watch the sunset while sipping on your favourite cocktail”
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Shopping Mall
“This is a great shopping centre with many many stores with almost everything you could want here. Food court is impressive with so many offering many different choices. Toilets and kids change rooms are always clean and never have to line up for them.”
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