Top 5 Sydney Attractions
Use your Sydney CBD accommodation as a base to explore the best of Sydney attractions.
Sydney is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city and by booking Sydney CBD accommodation, you will be able to experience everything the city has to offer by day and return to your hotel by night or early morning as the case may be.
This includes discovering world famous landmarks, fascinating museums and art galleries, tantalising restaurants and cafes, to die for shopping precincts and of course the sophisticated Sydney nightlife. And the best thing? It’s all within walking distance of your Sydney accommodation. Here are some of the most popular Sydney attractions.
The Sydney Opera House
You can watch a show at the Opera House, go on an organised tour and learn more about the world heritage listed building and its long and interesting history, relax with friends and enjoy casual drinks at The Opera Bar and dine at Guillaume at Bennelong, located at the southern sail of Sydney Opera House or any of the Sydney Opera House bars and restaurants.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an iconic landmark also located at Circular Quay, the hub of Sydney Harbour. The southern bridge end is located at Millers Point in The Rocks area and the northern end at Milsons Point in the lower North Shore area.
Over two million visitors have attempted the bridge climb which is 134 metres above the harbour. Many local and international celebrities, musicians and even royalty have climbed the bridge including Oprah, Kylie Minogue and Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark.
Sydney museums and art galleries
Your Sydney CBD accommodation is also in the vicinity of the best museums and art galleries in NSW. Learn more about Indigenous Australians and our early colonial beginnings which shaped Australia into the country it is today as well as visit art galleries and museums showcasing the best of contemporary art and international painters and artists.
Most museums in Sydney are free but you may have to pay a small admission fee to see special exhibitions or attend events.
- Art Gallery of NSW
- Australian Museum
- Australian National Maritime Museum
- Hyde Park Barracks
- Museum of Contemporary Art
- Museum of Sydney
- Powerhouse Museum
Sydney shopping precints
Sydney is also home to some of the best shopping precincts in Australia and they are all within walking distance of your Sydney CBD accommodation. Here you can find popular shopping haunts such as department stores Myers and David Jones, malls and shopping strips such as the Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall, Sydney Tower, The Strand Arcade and Skygarden and designer boutiques on Castlereagh Street.
Darling Harbour is one of Sydney’s biggest entertainment precincts, home to more than 50 restaurants and cafes, the Star City Casino, some of the city’s hottest night spots and coolest bars, museums and art galleries and great family attractions such as Sydney Aquarium, IMAX Theatre and Sydney Wildlife World.
Darling Harbour also hosts fun events all year round such as Australia Day, Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Planning to visit Sydney any time soon? Sydney welcomes almost three million international visitors every single year. Whether you are visiting Sydney for business and pleasure, accommodation in the heart of Sydney is the perfect base to go sightseeing and experience the harbour city in its full glory as well as explore regional Sydney such as the Central Coast, Northern Beaches, South Coast and Hunter Valley.
Book your Sydney CBD accommodation today and experience it all!