The most beautiful places in Sydney

The most beautiful places in Sydney

City surrounded by national parks

Sydney – Australia's largest city offers more than just the opera, the most famous building in Australia. There are beautiful beaches and national parks within easy reach for day trips.

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Opera in Sydney
-33.857, 151.215
18 m / 59 ft

#1 Opera in Sydney

The most famous opera house in the world

Sydney Opera House is perhaps the most famous building in Australia and the world's most original opera house. Thanks to this, it is also included in the world cultural heritage of the UNESCO. Right next to it is the famous Harbor Bridge

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Garie beach
-34.169, 151.07
7 m / 23 ft

#2 Garie beach

The jewel of the Australian coast

In the Royal National Park, just off Sydney, you will find the stunning Garie Beach. The large golden sandy beach is surrounded by green hills without any built-up areas. Great place for a trip.

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Three Sisters
-33.736, 150.315
724 m / 2 375 ft

#3 Three Sisters

The most famous rock formation in Blue Mountains

Perhaps the most famous place in the Blue Mountains National Park is the Three Sisters. Located just outside the town of Katoomba. The ideal place to visit is in the early evening when beautifully lit by the setting sun.

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Royal National park
-34.126, 151.134
22 m / 72 ft

#4 Royal National park

Beautiful National Park near Sydney

The Royal National Park is proud to be the second oldest national park in the world after Yellowstone in North America. Here you will find a beautiful coastline with picturesque beaches and dramatic cliffs. A beautiful hiking trail runs along the coast. Beware, because you are almost always in the sun here there is a strong risk of sunstroke

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Blue Mountains National Park
-33.78, 150.311
823 m / 2 700 ft

#5 Blue Mountains National Park

Beautiful sandstone plateau

Blue Mountains National Park preserves the vast area of the sandstone plateau divided by wide valleys. So the area looks a bit like a place with plenty of table mountains. There are several touristic hikes. Especially interesting are those leading along the edge of the rock massif with plenty of views

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Darling Harbour
-33.87, 151.199
6 m / 20 ft

#6 Darling Harbour

Port and recreational area in one

Darling Harbor is directly opposite Sydney's center. Especially in the early evening it's a paradise for photographers. You will see here both a battleship and a steamboat, as there is also a naval museum. There are also huge cruise boats here. It's also a city break-out zone

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Sydney Harbour National Park
-33.812, 151.273
37 m / 121 ft

#7 Sydney Harbour National Park

Nice nature next to the city

Sydney Harbor National Park is located northeast of downtown Sydney, between Suburbs and Manly. The park protects the beautiful coastline and several islands. There are several hiking trails that you can explore and get to know in detail

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Sydney Botanic Garden
-33.861, 151.215
16 m / 52 ft

#8 Sydney Botanic Garden

Beautiful oasis of peace in Sydney

Sydney Botanical Garden is one of the world's most important botanical gardens. At the same time it is a beautiful place for relaxation and sports. Plus, there's plenty of beautiful Sydney outlook, just the place you'll definitely love in Sydney

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Bondi Beach
-33.891, 151.277
6 m / 20 ft

#9 Bondi Beach

Australia's most famous beach

When the beach and Sydney are said to be, everybody is thinking of the famous Bondi Beach, which gave the name of the entire city quarter. The beach has almost a kilometer in length and is a favorite place not only for surfers

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Sydney Harbour Bridge
-33.852, 151.211
4 m / 13 ft

#10 Sydney Harbour Bridge

The most famous bridge in Australia

Directly opposite the Opera House is the famous Sydney Harbor Bridge. The length of the bridge is 1 150 meters and the famous New Year's fireworks are being launched over it. It connects the city center with the northern suburbs. You can also walk on it and enjoy views.

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Wattamolla Beach
-34.137, 151.117
12 m / 39 ft

#11 Wattamolla Beach

Beautiful beach, bay and lagoon in one

Wattamolla Beach is one of the most famous places in the Royal National Park. You get here not only on the beautiful seaside trek, but also on the car, so this place is significantly busier than other nice places in the park. You will find not only a seaside beach, but also a freshwater lagoon from the adjacent stream and a small waterfall.

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St Mary's Cathedral
-33.871, 151.213
32 m / 105 ft

#12 St Mary's Cathedral

The most important church in Australia

Directly next to the modern center of Sydney you will find the magnificent cathedral of St. Mary. It is the most important church in Australia. Surrounded by a large park, the beautiful Archibald Fountain is nearby

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Manly
-33.793, 151.288
4 m / 13 ft

#13 Manly

Beach town near Sydney

Manly is basically a beach suburb north of downtown Sydney. You can easily get there by ferry from the opera. You will find a nice beach and it is also possible to take some nice walks through Sydney Harbor National Park

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Parramatta
-33.816, 151.003
13 m / 43 ft

#14 Parramatta

The historic town near Sydney

Parramatta is a small town located to the west of Sydney on the river of the same name. You will find here several historic buildings such as Old Government House, The Lancer Barracks And Linden Military Museum, Elizabeth Farm and St John's Anglican Cathedral. The most interesting about the whole city visit is the cruise here from Sydney

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