Sydney is the Harbour City, and is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities.
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Popular Destinations

The Sydney was where Governor Arthur Phillip first raised the British flag on Australian soil in January 1788, the earliest site of European settlement in Australia. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Immediately to the east of the City Centre and also adjacent to is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a western district of Sydney, a city in its own right within the Sydney Metropolitan Area, and the second oldest European settlement on the Australian mainland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Sydney stretches from the small inner city suburb of Chippendale to the secondary railway hub and business-retail centre of Strathfield and also to the west. Photo: 99of9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is an Australian heritage-listed steel through arch bridge across that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the and the North Shore. Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
is Sydney's tallest structure and the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere. Photo: Gobeirne, CC BY 2.5.

The is a heritage-listed museum at 1 William Street, , , Australia currently under renovation. Photo: J Bar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , located in The Domain in Sydney, , , is the most important public gallery in Sydney and one of the largest in Australia. Photo: Siegfried Nugent, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is the main airport of largest city, Sydney. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The of Sydney lie between Sydney City and the coast, on the southern side of the harbour. Photo: Urgh1962, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central Sydney. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Airport & is an arbitrary district name for the areas surrounding and also those directly south of Sydney, which include Sydney Airport, Redfern, Alexandria, Brighton le Sands, Mascot and Rockdale among others. Photo: Brett L., CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a popular beach and the name of the surrounding suburb in Sydney, , Australia. Photo: Bgabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the metropolitan area on the northern shore of Sydney Harbour and is surrounded by Middle Harbour to the east and Lane Cove River to the west. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is sandstone buildings, history, laneways, culture and Australiana by day, and a busy pub scene by night. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Macquarie Park-Ryde is the metropolitan area on the northern bank of the Parramatta River and is bordered by Lane Cove National Park to the east and north and and the to the west.

The district is home to Australia's largest Chinatown as well as its largest train station, Central station. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is an area 15 km west from Sydney City. Photo: Adam.J.W.C, CC BY-SA 2.5.

St George & is a district about 25 km south of , centred around the Georges River and bounded by Botany Bay and Port Hacking. Photo: J Bar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is in on the southern fringe of Sydney in , around 35 km south from the city centre. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Hills and Hawkesbury is the largely residential area to the north west of the city centre and north of . Photo: Sardaka, CC BY 3.0.

is a harbour- and ocean-side suburb and locality of Sydney and the southernmost of Sydney's Northern Beaches. Photo: Jc8136, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Sydney refers to a suburban district located in the north east of the city… Photo: Andrewssi2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a beachside suburb of Sydney, in the state of , . Photo: Hyme852052, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Southwestern Sydney is a large residential area to the south and west of Sydney, including the centres of Cabramatta and Liverpool. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The are Sydney's best kept secret. There are several in the harbour that you can visit to explore, for a picnic, or just to take in the history and the view. Photo: Coekon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a bushland reserve in the very north of the Sydney area in the state of , close to Sydney's Photo: XLerate, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a leafy and affluent residential area to the north of the heart of Sydney. Photo: John Dalton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburb in the of Sydney, . Photo: J Bar, CC BY 2.5.

The district is at the south-western residential outskirts of Sydney, further south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a protected national park that is located within metropolitan Sydney, in . Photo: Msdstefan, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

The is a local government area of , , part of which is at the fringe of the Sydney metropolitan area, about 50 kilometres north-west of the .

Localities in the Area

The Lower North Shore is the metropolitan area on the northern shore of Sydney Harbour and is surrounded by Middle Harbour to the east and Lane Cove River to the west.

is an inner city, suburb of Sydney, in the state of , . Photo: J Bar, CC BY 2.5.

is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, in the state of , 2 kilometres south-west of the in the local government area of the . Photo: Adam.J.W.C., CC BY 3.0.


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  • Wu Chinese: 悉尼
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  • Yue Chinese: 雪梨 (澳洲)
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