The Rocks is an area with many historical sites, located right in the city center and right next to Sydney Harbour Bridge. There is a flea market selling a lot of food and souvenir items. A lot of Sydney’s bars or old houses and many dining restaurants are present in this area. In addition, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia that showcases many works of local people and international is also a tourist attraction here. Traveling to Sydney, you can freely go around the area to explore, or join I’m Free walking tour for an hour from 6pm to 7pm to hear a free introduction to history and some secret places of the Rocks.

the rocks market sydney (1)
The rocks market
the rocks market sydney (1)
Photo: sydney travel blog.

the rocks market sydney (1)

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)
Image by: sydney travel guide blog.

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Address: 140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
Phone: +61 2 9245 2400
Hours: 10am–5pm. Closed 25 Decembe
Url: https://www.mca.com.au/

Hyde Park

hyde park sydney (1)

Hyde Park was named follow London’s Hyde Park, is the oldest public park in Australia, located in the heart of Sydney city. Hyde Park has a unique architecture, a great place to enjoy and relax and admire the surrounding scenery. At the center of the park is a lake with European architecture.

hyde park sydney (1)

hyde park sydney (1)
Image by: sydney travel guide blog.

hyde park sydney (1)

hyde park sydney (1)
Photo: sydney blog.
depositphotos_13830580-stock-photo-walkway-hyde-park-sydney-australia
Walkway
ANZAC War Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney
ANZAC War Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney
High view to Hyde Park, Sydney at night
Hyde Park high view, Sydney at night

Opposite Hyde Park is St Mary’s Cathedral, the longest church in Australia, built in 1821. This church has Gothic architecture of the 19th century. You can freely visit, but remember to be quiet especially when there is a Mass going on.

St Mary's Cathedral 3
St Marys Cathedral exterior

hyde park sydney (1)

St Mary's Cathedral 3
Inside St Mary’s Cathedral

St Mary's Cathedral 3

St Mary's Cathedral 3

Hyde Park

Address: Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

The Customs House

customs house sydney australia (1)

The Customs House is a historic building of Sydney city which located in Circular Quay. Built in 1844 and 1845, this building is now open to visitors and takes place in cultural activities. Especially, the Sydney’s 3D model is the most attractive point of this building, where you can freely travel and have an overview of the city. In particular, the ground floor of this building has free wifi, you can sit back to go online to search or look up information for the next journey.

customs house sydney australia (1)
Sydney’s 3D model

customs house sydney australia (1)

customs house sydney australia (1)
Inside
customs house sydney australia (1)
The restaurant
customs house sydney australia (1)
Photo: sydney travel blog.

customs house sydney australia (1)

The Customs House

Address: 31 Alfred St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Phone: 02 9242 8551
Admission: Free entry 7 days a week
Opening hours
Weekdays: 8am–midnight
Saturday: 10am–midnight
Sunday: 11am–5pm
Customs House Library is closed on public holidays.
Url: https://www.sydneycustomshouse.com.au/

Bondi Beach

bondi-beach-australia-1520502781-1000X561
Bondi beach, one of the best beaches in the world. Picture: sydney city guide blog.

Although not as famous as the Sydney Opera House or Sydney Harbour Bridge, but beautiful Bondi Beach is always on the list of must-go destinations for many visitors while traveling in Sydney. Located only 7km from the city center to the east, this beach has cool blue water and white sand beach suitable for swimming or water sports activities. In particular, close to this beach also has a unique Bondi Icebergs swimming pool built reach out to the ocean, with no barriers so often picks up waves overflowing into the pool.

-bondi-beach
Beautiful Bondi Beach
bondi beach sydney australia (1)
Picture: sydney australia travel blog.

bondi beach sydney australia (1)

bondi beach sydney australia (1)
Credit: sydney travel blog.

Bondi-Beach-44

bondi beach sydney australia (1)

Bondi Icebergs in Sydney, sydney travel blog, sydney blog, sydney travel guide blog, sydney travel guide, sydney australia travel blog
Bondi Icebergs in Sydney

bondi icebergs

Staircase statue-Bondi, Australia-best creative sculpture in the world
Staircase statue-Bondi, Australia-best creative sculpture in the world. Picture: sydney city guide blog.
bondi beach sydney australia (3)
At night
Bondi-Beach-Sunrise-DNSW
Sunrise

Bondi Beach

Area: 122 ha
Location: 7 km (4 mi) E of Sydney CBD

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

Unlike other botanical gardens around the world, Sydney botanical gardens are free of admission and the number of plants is huge. If you talk about desert plants, here, diversity is almost the world’s number one. You can look at trees that have weird shapes, plants that have never heard of it before. Because of these wonderful experiences, plus it’s free so don’t miss it.

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)
Image by: sydney travel guide blog.

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)
Picture: sydney australia travel blog.

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)
Photo: sydney blog.

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

sydney-royal-botanic-gardens (1)

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Area: 30 ha
Phone: (02) 9231 8111
Hours: 7AM–5:30PM
Url: https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/

Newtown

newtown sydney.2

Newtown is one of the entertainment venues of tourists and indigenous people, come here you should visit the Black Sheep bar on King Street to join yourself in interesting childhood games, then to Maria’s bar to eating Burger. There are crowded markets in Glebe for you to walk around, and don’t forget to visit the prestigious University of Sydney.

newtown sydney.2 newtown sydney.2

Trinkets and treasures at Glebe markets
Trinkets and treasures at Glebe markets
sydney university students940
Sydney University

Manly Beach

manly beach australia

Manly Beach is a pride of Sydney. Those who come to Sydney almost find Manly. Long, clean sandy beach, blue sea water and clear blue sky will bring you great moments.

manly beach australia

manly beach australia
Credit: sydney travel blog.

manly beach australia

Hunter Valley

hunter valley sydney (2)
Hunter Valley vineyard

Hire a car, take a bus or take a tour to the Hunter Valley, a grape-growing region about two hours to the North of Sydney. Ride a bike to some of the 120 wineries or tour factories with horse-drawn carriages. Try the Semillon white wine of the region at small wineries in Lovedale and Shiraz wine with handmade white cheese in Pokolbin. try the local olive oil and join a cooking course or a wine course.

hunter valley sydney (2)

hunter valley sydney (2)
Credit: sydney travel blog.
Couple pulled over to watch the sunrise in Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
Couple pulled over to watch the sunrise in Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
hunter valley sydney (1)
Hunter Valley Classic Carriage
Enjoy the ultimate summer staycation at Kirkton Park Hunter Valley!
Enjoy the ultimate summer staycation at Kirkton Park Hunter Valley!

hunter valley sydney (2)

Watching stars

Sydney-Observatory-019-cropped

Watching stars through telescopes: For most people, watching the sky with sparkling stars with telescopes is a luxurious experience. But in Sydney, that is quite easy. At the Sydney Observatory, it only takes about $15, you can do this. In addition, you will also visit the study area, film the stars of Sydney observatory.

Sydney-Observatory-019-cropped
Image by: sydney travel guide blog.

Sydney-Observatory-019-cropped

Sydney Observatory

Address: 1003 Upper Fort St, Millers Point NSW 2000, Australia
Admission: Free
Hours: Day Visit: Monday–Sunday from 10.00 am – 5.00 pm / Night Visit: Monday–Sunday. Start times vary according to time of year.
Url: https://maas.museum/sydney-observatory/

Sydney travel blog: What and where to eat in Sydney?

sydney cuisine food Picture: sydney city guide blog.
Picture: sydney city guide blog.

Sydney cuisine bears the impression of traditional Australian dishes such as kangaroo, hamburger, scones, crocodile meat, seafood pizza … Sydney cuisine is a harmonious and delicate combined and blend of many different culinary cultures. When traveling to Sydney, do not forget to enjoy delicious dishes such as beetroot burger, cake pavlova, green curry pies or seafood pizza. You can absolutely enjoy these delicious dishes in the luxury restaurants or eateries along the streets. In particular, the on-the-go food stalls, which have been in Sydney for over 70 years, are a popular dining spot for many people.

Beef & Beetroot Burger
Beef & Beetroot Burger
seafood pizza sydney
Seafood pizza
Cherry & chocolate pavlova
Cherry & chocolate pavlova
sydney street food
Sydney street food

sydney street food

sydney street food.2.4
Image by: sydney travel guide blog.

Beef

sydney beef grilled

Australian beef is a very famous delicacy in Sydney city because of its quality, soft meat without being friable, sweet and always fresh should be processed into many dishes such as stir fry, hotpot, grilled ….

Angus beef top honours in Sydney
Angus beef top honours in Sydney

sydney beef grilled

BBQ

sydney bbqs

You can not forget even if you try to forget the BBQ with the crispy, soft, and delicious pieces of meat between the beautiful natural scenery. Enjoy BBQ as a relaxing thing of this country people, people gather around a corner of the park and have fun.

bbq at the park
BBQ at the park

bbq at the park

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana sydney.3

This is a kind of fried chicken covered with ham, Napoli sauce with a layer of cheese that is heated to melt. This dish is often served with chips / fries or salad and the best place to enjoy this dish is in a pub, guys.

Chicken Parmigiana sydney.3

Burger

Beef & Beetroot Burger
Beef & Beetroot Burger

Surely I have to write about burgers – because they are the best food group, and Australians actually did some things with burgers that no other country has ever done: They add sugar beet to burgers.

Burger sydney.3

Snacks

sydney snacks stall

If you’re hungry and want to find an easy-to-eat snack, you can go to the “Jones Grocer” shop on Moncur street, Woolhara to buy the best Snacks. When you stop at these roads, you can buy scones, sandwiches, salads and pasta, and countless other foods like cookies, cashews, even chips.

best-bar-food-sydney

Jones Grocer
Jones Grocer Store

Damper Cake

cake damper (2)

Damper (non-fermented cake and bakes under the ash) is an Australian traditional bread – made from flour, water (or milk), and salt mixed and baked in the campfire ashes. Damper’s taste so light that it can be eaten with sugar, tea, a traditional yellow jam or any kind of meat that is suitable. It is known that this bread originated from cattle breeders and nomads in Australia, gradually the food has become popular and favorite throughout the country.

damper bread
Baked in the ash

cake damper (2)

New Shanghai (Address: Shop 1017/1020/188 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia / Hours: 11AM–8PM / Phone: +61 2 8386 8368) and Chinese Noodle House (Address: 8 Quay St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia / Hours: 9AM–10PM / Phone: +61 2 9281 4508) are two restaurants specializing in processing and serving famous Chinese specialties in Sydney, dishes such as dimsum, dumplings, wonton noodles … and Southeast Asia dishes such as mango sticky rice, Tom Yum of Thai food.

New Shanghai Westfield sydney
New Shanghai

1New Shanghai Westfield sydney

Chinese-Noodle-Restaurant
Chinese Noodle House

3Chinese-Noodle-Restaurant

Another cheap dining restaurant when traveling to Sydney is Indian Home Diner (Address: 86 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia / Hours: 11:30AM–11PM; Friday 11:30AM–3AM; Saturday: 11:30AM–3AM / Phone: +61 2 9331 4183), which serves Indian cuisine. The menu of the restaurant is very attractive and plentiful including many dishes such as curry, chicken curry, Kebab bread. Also you should go to Flying Fajita Sisters to enjoy the delicious taste of Tequila and Fajita drinks.

Sydney Indian Home Diner
Sydney Indian Home Diner
Sydney Indian Home Diner
Credit: sydney blog.

Visit Takumi restaurant to enjoy delicious and delicate Japanese dishes, such as salmon, fish eggs, sashimi, Kobe beef in the heart of Sydney city. There is also a Kichi conveyor hotpot for you to enjoy with your friends.

Takumi sushi sydney.1

Takumi sushi sydney.1
Credit: sydney travel blog.

Takumi sushi sydney.1

Sydney travel blog: Shopping in Sydney

sydney shopping (1)

If possible, you should travel to Sydney around June and July because this is the time when shopping centers in Sydney launch the most attractive promotions and discounts. From fashion, food to electronics, consumer electronics can be purchased at a much cheaper price than Vietnam but the quality is still guaranteed. In particular, the shopkeeper here completely said the right price, did not to charge high prices, but you can still bargain to get the cheaper prices. When shopping, you should bring a personal computer.

sydney shopping (1)

sydney shopping (1)

Are you looking for more Sydney travel guide and top things to do in Sydney: Tours, activities, attractions and other things? Read more: Top places to visit in Sydney — 23 best places to visit in Sydney, Australia you should visit. And Sydney must eat — Top 9 must eat food in Sydney you definitely have to try.

1
2
Living Nomads celebrates and is inspired by explorers and their passion for travel, curiosity about the world and unique points of view. Travel is eye-opening. Curious. Daring. Fun. We are here to help you travel better, cheaper & longer! Discover the art of traveling anywhere you want.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here