Sydney Overview
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Sydney is the largest, oldest, most sophisticated city in Australia, and has been named one of the world's most beautiful and livable locations. A treasure trove of history, nature, culture, art, fashion, and cusine, this incredible city encompasses miles of ocean coastline, sandy beaches, and a spectacular harbor that features two of the most iconic structures on the planet, the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The entire city is surrounded by nature and national parks, which extend from the harbour's shores, through the suburbs, and on to the Greater Blue Mountains, a world heritage site, at its far west perimeter.
Sydney is also one of the most important financial centers in the Asia-Pacific, and played host for the first Olympics of the new millennium. Without question one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities, with a full one third of the population settling here from overseas. A well known cultural haven, in addition to the Opera House Sydney boasts some great museums including Australian Museum, the Powerhouse Museum, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Nightlife, food and wine, and shopping rank with any world capital, and from here connections to all of Australia's most exciting destinations easy to organize.
The climate in Sydney is always comfortable with over 300 sunny days each year, and the people are simply colorful and welcoming. The only problem with Sydney is leaving, which is why so many people from overseas decide to make it their home. We feature more than 80 recommended hotels in Sydney in every price range, and can help you choose a flexible itinerary that will insure that you experience the absolute best this amazing continent has to offer.