To get a sense of what makes Sydney tick, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Darlinghurst, Haymarket, and Kings Cross.
Sydney is known as being home to the Sydney Opera House. It is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle of town.
To really understand Sydney, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at Australian Museum, Customs House and Powerhouse Museum. Book tickets for one or two of the exciting theater, dance and music performances at the Capitol Theatre in Haymarket, Theatre Royal and IMAX Sydney. The area is a treasure trove for art lovers. Don’t miss the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Looking for ways to amuse the kids? Everyone will be thoroughly entertained at some of the child-friendly nearby. The kids should not miss out on the incredible animal adventures at Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife Sydney.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Explore the scenic coastline nearby such as the Blackwattle Bay Park in Glebe. Rest a while and enjoy the sunshine in public parks such as the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Garden of Friendship.
Some popular Sydney attractions are in and around Ultimo, such as Sydney Tower, the St Mary's Cathedral and Taylor Square. Those interested in the world's various faiths will enjoy the serene atmosphere at the St. James Church.
Work on your drives and putting while on vacation; head for the greens at the Moore Park Golf Course.
Grab your credit card and head to The Intersection, the Westfield Shopping Centre and Harbourside for some retail therapy.
To really get to know Ultimo, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Travelodge Hotel Sydney, the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour and the Swissotel Sydney are among the many great places to stay around here.