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Sydney


Sydney is the largest city in Australia, with an estimated population of 4,284,379 as of 2006. The city is the capital of the state of New South Wales, and important site in Australian history - it was here that the first European colony in Australia was established in 1788.

The two most iconic buildings in Sydney are Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Together, they form a unique skyline which is recognized the world over.

Syndey Opera House with Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background, Sydney, Australia

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Australia: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Australia (Backpacking Australia, Budget Travel Australia, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Tasmania, Adelaide)

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We think you’re hella lucky to be going to Australia and this guide will let you in on all of the country’s travel secrets so you can have the best possible trip in places like Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Tasmania, and more.

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  • the most delicious things to eat and drink, whether that happens to be at an award winning restaurant in Sydney, or a tour of some spectacular Australian vineyards
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  • jaw dropping historical and cultural sights you won’t want to miss like museums that tell the fascinating story of Australian immigration, to prehistoric rock art in the desert
  • outdoor adventures you won’t forget in a hurry, whether you fancy camping for a night in the middle of a zoo or you would prefer snorkelling in the clear waters off the coast
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sydney

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-11-21
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From the colonial history in the streets of the Rocks neighborhood, to Aboriginal art in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, a visit to the iconic Sydney Opera House, to climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge—this easy-to-use guide provides all the information you need. Just beyond Sydney, discover landscapes of outstanding beauty, such as the Royal National Park, the Blue Mountains, and the vineyards of the Hunter Valley. Plus there are suggestions for scenic walking and driving tours and for the best shops, markets, bars, and restaurants in Sydney.

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   • Hotel and restaurant listings and recommendations.
   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected site and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sydney truly shows you this city as no one else can.

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Sydney: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

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Go beyond the Opera House —take an urban walkabout from Bondi Beach to the Blue Mountains.

If Sydney’s famed opera house is a sailing ship, then the city truly is an essential port of call on any global itinerary. The largest city in Oceania and an Asia-Pacific powerhouse, Sydney is a diverse mix of new urban cool and classic refinement, with some of the best beaches in the world thrown in for good measure. Monocle has gone down under to guide you on a fresh journey from the sights and sounds of the waterfront, to the shops and fine dining of Darling Harbour, and on to the new antipodean hipness in Kings Cross. Stopping to sample the best flat white along the way, the Monocle team will lead you on a walkabout to the best exurban excursions and help you find the neighborhood gems that only the locals know about. Uncover a side of Sydney you never knew. It’s your turn now, mate.

Fodor's Essential Australia (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

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Released: 2016-09-27
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Australia teems with cultural and natural treasures. Its diverse habitats are home to countless strange and amazing creatures, while its extensive coastlines include a wealth of beautiful beaches. With color photos throughout, Fodor's Essential Australia captures the country's stunning diversity, from vineyards to Outback adventures, from hikes through Tasmania to fine dining in Sydney, from tropical rainforests to majestic underwater reefs.
 
This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on diving in the Great Barrier Reef, understanding Aboriginal art, and exploring Australia's renowned wine region
· Major sights such as Tasmanian Wilderness, Fraser Island, Sydney Opera House, and the Kakadu National Park
· Coverage of Sydney, New South Wales, Melbourne, Victoria, Tasmania, Brisbane and its beaches,the Great Barrier Reef, Adelaide and South Australia, the Outback, Uluru, Perth and Western Australia

Sydney (National Geographic Destination City Map)

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Explore the vibrant urban life, culture, and natural beauty of Sydney with National Geographic's City Destination map. A detailed street map and inset of Sydney Harbour is featured on the front side of this comprehensive map. Transportation decisions in and around the city are made easier with the inclusion of ferry stops and CityRail, light rail, monorail, and Sydney Explorer stations. Hundreds of points of interest, places of worship, parks, notable buildings, pedestrian areas, hotels, theaters, and more are noted.

The reverse side of the map has both a regional map and a diagram of the Sydney Airport. Unlike many city maps, this one also acts as a travel guide with information about points of interest, sites to visit around Sydney, and the many public transportation options. The CityRail map will prove particularly helpful to visitors wishing to travel to most attractions in the city as well as surrounding suburbs.

Every Destination Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of any kind of travel.

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Lonely Planet Sydney (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet Sydney is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch a concert at the famous Sydney Opera House, laze on the Bondi Beach sand, or experience the style and substance of Sydney's eateries; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Sydney and begin your journey now!

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  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, and cuisine
  • Free, convenient pull-out Sydney map (included in print version), plus over 41 colour neighbourhood maps
  • Covers Bondi, Manly, Surry Hills, Inner West, Circular Quay, the Rocks, Darlinghurst, Paddinton, Centennial Park, Coogee, Sydney Harbour, Kings Cross, Potts Point, Pyrmont, City Centre, Haymarket, and more

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Top 10 Sydney (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

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  • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout.
  • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries.
  • Traveler tips and recommendations.
  • Local drink and dining specialties to try.
  • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities.
  • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more.

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Lonely Planet East Coast Australia (Travel Guide)

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  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, environment, climate change, cuisine, wine, sports
  • Over 100 maps
  • Covers Sydney, NSW Central Coast, Byron Bay, Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Fraser Island, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef and more

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Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
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  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Sydney map (included in print version), plus over 19 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Bondi, Coogee, Circular Quay, City Centre, Manly, Inner West, Pyrmont, Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Kings Cross, Haymarket, Darling Harbour, the Rocks, and more

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