As city laden with history and tempting summery ambient, Sydney is favourite destination of many travel lovers, but did you know that this Aussie metropolis got a plenty of charm too? Anything in it, from Opera House’s white sails elegantly rising into the skies, the artsy energy of Surry Hills and bohemian nooks of the Kings Cross is simply there to sweep you off your feet, not to mention laid-back street lifestyle, captivating coastline and irresistible cosmopolitan vibe. So, if you’re thinking about hopping to the most attractive city of “the land down under”, this is what you simply shouldn’t miss:
Manly and Coogee – mainstream of Sydney fun
The fabulous beach scene is definitely one of the reasons why we’re so crazy about Sydney. Jump on a ferry in the city centre and head for Coogee to spend hours lying on golden sand with a cocktail in your hand, barbecuing or having the cosiest ocean baths ever.
If you’re looking for a spot where you can ride the waves or chill out in waterside bars, Manly beach with its beachfront promenade and leisure restaurants is the place to be. Quench the thirst in 4 Pines Brewing Company offering best local “Amber fluid”, settle in a cocktail oasis of beachfront Sugar Lounge or indulge in excellent wines served within a stylish venue of Beach Pizza Bar.
Queen Victoria Building – royal style shopping
Romanesque-style Queen Victoria Building is a paradise for all shopping maniacs, trend lovers, and all others who enjoy travelling through luxe labels.
Starting from luxurious jewellery shops to high-end boutiques, this elegant building is home to over 200 branded stores neighbouring its glowing galleries, so you’re free to spend hours soaking in vogue pieces and fancy ambient. If you want to give your wallet a break, it is an ideal chance to visit other highlights in vibrant George Street, such as neo-gothic St. Andrews Cathedral or multi-style Sydney Town Hall.
Randwick City – a slice of sophistication and charm
With lovely colonial-style buildings and a charm of an old Sydney, Randwick City is place for experiencing truly royal moments.
Those wanting to feel the spirit of an opulent Victorian era shouldn’t miss to spend the night in Avonmore on the Park, luxurious, three-storey Victorian mansion. To continue “feeling like a queen”, visit some of the top-gallant horse racing events held in Randwick every week and meet the cream of an Australian society.
Sydney Tower – Sydney’s sky at its best
This is a must visit spot for all fans of the spectacular views and adrenaline-junkies, since this 309m high structure offers a full-size Sydney panorama from a glass –floor viewing platform known as skywalk.
Apart from jaw-dropping sky walking, sightseers are allowed to enjoy great drinks and meals served in one of the “high in the sky” restaurants and cafes.
Contemporary Art Museum – truly modern nook
West from the hasty Circular Quay lays Contemporary Art Museum, a voguish artistic shelter, situated in a highly designed ambient of Art – Deco Building. Modern art enthusiasts will find this place tremendously attractive, since it displays thousands of cutting-edge artworks, controversial performances and hosts a number of world-known artists.
Hip dining scene
Those who are fond of glam and chic accompanied with “à la Française” cuisine, should pay a visit to the opulent Ananas Bar and Brassiere, while wine lovers shouldn’t miss Monopole restaurant, its classy industrial interior and modern local dishes. Nomad restaurant in Surry Hills is pretty cool nook, especially if you like nonchalant ambient, alternative designs and seriously good food.
With its tempting metropolitan radiance, laid-back urban nooks and plenty of high-class attractions, Sydney is a heavenly destination for everyone who wants to have a vacation with style.