To appreciate the many textures of Sydney, step out and discover nearby neighborhoods like Darlinghurst, Haymarket, and Kings Cross.
Of course, people come from all the countries of the world to experience the Sydney Opera House, one of the most popular attractions in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Visit some of the noteworthy exhibit spaces and museums including Australian Museum, Customs House and Powerhouse Museum. Book seats for a lively show at the Capitol Theatre in Haymarket, Theatre Royal and IMAX Sydney. Popular galleries, include the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Keep them entertained at some of the child-friendly nearby. Animals lovers will love the amazing animal encounters at Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife Sydney.
Get active out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Get in touch with nature at one of the local beaches, for example the Blackwattle Bay Park in Glebe. There are some pleasant gardens and parks, so why not take a break in the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Garden of Friendship.
If you are spending a while in and around Chippendale, be sure to visit Sydney Tower, the St Mary's Cathedral and Taylor Square. Visitors with a passion for religious history will love the St. James Church.
There's absolutely no excuse not to work on your game. Visit the Moore Park Golf Course to enjoy the fastest greens, trickiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, browse The Intersection, the Westfield Shopping Centre and Harbourside.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Travelodge Hotel Sydney, the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour, or the Swissotel Sydney.