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Major Cities - Sydney

Major Cities 

Sydney

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With Au pair Australia, one of the best Nannies agencies in Australia, you can work as au pair in Sydney, which is the capital of the state of New South Wales and the oldest and largest city of Australia. Was colonized in 1788 by a group of 1487 people, 759 of them convicts, who left Britain in a fleet of eleven boats. Today has more than 4 million people and covers an area of 12,406 km2, which combines the natural beauty of the place with the latest technology to make Sydney a unique place.

Main points of interest 

The Rocks
 The Rocks is the oldest part of Sydney whith the first European settlement, today is a historic site with museums, shops Colonial, art galleries, cafes and restaurants facing the port. 

Among its historic buildings are the church of St. James and the barracks of Hyde Park, both designed by convict architect Francis Greenway and in the nineteenth century. The Rocks is on the itinerary of most companies that offer day trips in Sydney, the starting point is the Overseas Passenger Terminal Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay, which is the exit for ferries, trains and buses connecting the suburbs and the city.

The modern buildings also have a big role in the cityscape, like the Opera Theater, the most famous landmark of Australia. This construction helped to consolidate the reputation of Sydney as a city developed at the international level. Its creator, Danish Jörn Utzon, received the award for Architecture Pritz 2003.

The Sydney Opera House is today the center of art interpretive more active in the world and home to the Australian Opera Company, and Ballet Theater and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

The port is the main feature that defines the city of Sydney. Its many sandbars, cliffs, rocky islands, bays and beaches of breathtaking beauty, make it one of the most beautiful coastal areas of the world. Officially called Port Jackson, the port is stretched by about 20 km inland, to join the mouth of the Parramatta River. To get a great panoramic view, the most recommended is the lookout from the bridge over the bay. The Darling Harbor huge park has in its interior roads, gardens, museums, aquarium, a shopping center, casino, shops and places to eat, making it one of the biggest attractions in Sydney.

The most prominent attractions of Darling Harbor is the Sydney Aquarium, the Australian National Maritime Museum, the sculpture of water, the Chinese Garden, the massive IMAX cinema and the nearby Powerhouse Museum, the Museum of Sydney more spectacular.

Beaches


To the north and south of the city are white sandy beaches, minutes by bus, ferry or taxi; Bondi, Bronte and Coogee in the south, and Manly, Collaroy or Palm Beach in the north. Bondi Beach is the main beach of Sydney, the neighborhood near the beach is a mixture of ice cream parlors, cafes attractive design, local fish and chips, posts and kosher food stores to surf.

The Central Coast (Central Coast), north of Sydney, has a great natural beauty with beaches and picturesque valleys surrounded by national parks, there may be various activities such as scuba diving, surfing, canoeing kayaking, hiking or rappelling in decline in the bush of national parks where they discovered the abundance of native flora and fauna as well as Aboriginal rock paintings and engravings.

Gastronomy 

As for meals, Sydney offers a wide variety for all tastes and financial means. 

You can dine in elegant restaurants in major hotels or eat in a more straightforward in a pub. The pubs, cafes and restaurants offering good family-type meals at reasonable prices. There are also many local economic meal, known fast food chains and local take-away. The immigrant population of Australia is reflected, among other things, the many restaurants specializing in European cuisine, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Australian wines are good and economic, as much as beer.

Many restaurants serve alcohol with food, and others allow the customer to take your own wine to drink with the meal. The latter are known as restaurants BYO (Bring Your Own). Sydney not only has a lot to enjoy, learn and travel between its natural beauty, its artistic development and advanced technology, but also a great place to live, because its people friendly and cordial is characterized with values such as respect for all laws, friendliness, timeliness and the condemnation of discrimination