The hub of the city’s commercial and financial affairs, the Central Business District of the city of Sydney is a very strategic point. It is one of the most popular places tourists indulge in when they visit Sydney. It’s an area that harbors very major tourist attractions sites and various activities that someone on holiday can indulge in. from art, to history to nature, you will get it all in Sydney’s Central Business District.

The most popular of the sites in Sydney’s CBD are the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. They are world famous attractions. The view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge against the magnificent backdrop of the harbour is a sight that you will marvel. If you don’t take a photograph in this location while in Sydney, it will be such a waste.

The opera house is one of the greatest performing arts centers in the world. It is built on the picturesque Sydney harbor. This is an architectural wonder. The opera house was opened in 1973 and was designed by a Danish architect to represent the sailing ships of the harbor. The Sydney Opera House is a well known venue for events like orchestras, jazz performances and plays.

If you are a person intrigued by history, some of the places to visit are like the Fort Denison, the Hyde Park Barracks and the Government House. Fort Dennison is located at the Sydney Harbour. It was a major part of the city’s defense system in the 1800s. This is where prisoners were locked up. The hide out for convicts was the Hyde Park Barracks but this came to an end in 1848. The Government House is a classy and unique Gothic Revival style building, a great piece of art as well and a must see when you visit Sydney’s Central Business District.

Along the Sydney Harbour, is the Royal Botanical Gardens which is beautiful lush of green and boasts of over 7500 trees. For flower lovers this is a must visit, with very beautiful rose bushes and many exotic and rare flowers.

The Chinese Garden in Sydney’s CBD is a relaxing getaway from the bustle of the city. It is located near Chinatown.  There are great Chinese cultural sculptures made of stone and pavilions as well.  The Chinese garden has one of the most marvelous gardens in Sydney.

There are different types of art galleries and museums for those that love art. The Art Gallery of New South Wales is a venue for cultural events.

Some of the museums located in the CBD are Australian Museum, the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Justice and Police Museum. Each of these carries great wealth of history.

For a delicious meal there are two great stop-overs on the CBD. One is the AMP Tower Centrepoint where you will great a treat with a delicious meal. From this place you also have an amazing view of the harbour all the way to the Blue Mountains.

Other places you cannot afford to leave behind in Sydney’s CBD are the IMAX Theater and the Sydney Aquarium are also sure to be awesome places to visit with the whole family.  A stop at one of the world’s largest cathedral’s which is the St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney is also in order.

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