Sydney , a free spirited, vibrant city built around one of the world's most beautiful harbours, with scores of sparkling beaches within easy reach of its cosmopolitan heart - that's Sydney, capital of New South Wales, Australia's largest and oldest city, where the first settlers landed in 1788.
Situated on Sydney Harbour, adjacent to Circular Quay, The Rocks lies beneath the giant arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and overlooking the famous sails of the Opera House. This historic quarter of Sydney was the site of the first colonial settlement in Australia in 1788. The Rocks is home to colourful characters, residents and artists. The Sydney Visitor Centre is a good place to start. Pick up a map, chat with the friendly information officers and view the centre's archaeological exhibition.
The Rocks is a waterfront precinct is where you will discover beautifully restored historic buildings and lose time as you admire displays in one of the many galleries and museums. This historic precinct offers a wide selection of dining, shopping and entertainment. The Rocks is the "must do" part of every visitor's enjoyment in Sydney.
Try the weekend markets, located in the heart of Sydney's old quarter, open every Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4.30pm. The markets specialise in Australian home wares, antiques, collectibles and gifts. Join a tour with Bridge Climb and climb the arches of the Sydney Harbour Bridge or take the stairs up the Pylon Lookout, both providing fantastic views of Sydney Harbour and surrounding suburbs.
Sydney Opera House , a landmark building at Bennelong Point, is home to Australia's opera, ballet and theatre companies and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. There are a number of restaurants located in the complex and guided tours are available.
Sydney Tower Observation Level is located in the AMP Centrepoint Tower. The tower provides compelling 360-degree views of Sydney from both the observation level and its revolving restaurant.
Darling Harbour is a place where Sydney celebrates. This modern waterside harbour, five minutes from the city centre is accessible by car, ferry, bus, lightrail and monorail. Browse through the 200 shops in the Harbourside Shopping complex and eat in one of the waterfront restaurants at Harbourside or the all new Cockle Bay development.
Ďaľšie referáty z kategórie
|Jazyk:||Počet slov:||1 006|
|Referát vhodný pre:||Stredná odborná škola||Počet A4:||3.4|
|Priemerná známka:||2.96||Rýchle čítanie:||5m 40s|
|Pomalé čítanie:||8m 30s|