Sydney was founded in 1788 by the captain of the British Royal Navy Arthur Phillip, who on 26 January of that year landed on a beautiful bay of southeastern Australia, along with a fleet of eleven ships carrying about one thousand inmates English and Irish and 80 gendarmes.
Sydney Opera House
Today, Sydney is the capital of New South Wales in Australia. A city where residents enjoy one of the best qualities of life on the planet, as Sydney has grown and evolved in accordance with plans of development programs, which are characterized by combining the concepts of modernity and environmental care.
It has numerous parks and plazas that give a beautiful look of the garden city. Waratah Park and Zoo Toronga located in Mosman, a 15 minute ferry ride from Circular Quay, has a complete collection of animals from Asia, Africa and Australia.
Both cultural spots are visited by thousands of tourists from around the world who are fascinated with kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles and gorgeous birds. In all this are the dozens of beaches in and near the city, where multiple sports outdoors.
Art is also another activity present in force in Sydney. Symbol of this is the famous Opera House, opened in 1973 and whose building is an imposing ship at sea. Futuristic architecture, the opera house, testifying to the great love of Australians for music. It is in vain that the country has eight first-class professional orchestras.
One of the most beautiful places, especially for those who love nature, is undoubtedly the Royal Botanic Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), here you will find native trees and plants and elsewhere. Also good for taking pictures, especially the port area and the Opera House, seen very well from here.
Another of the attractions can be visited in the company of a guide is the Sydney Harbor Bridge, built in 1932, is a construction of a single arch and overlooking the port.
Chinatown, and as in other countries, is an example of how immigrants have evolved over time, is located in the center of the city is the cultural center for the Chinese community since the eighteenth century. Are currently working in this place many cultural activities and business. In Chinatown, the great market is called Paddy’s Market, an interesting place to visit especially on weekends.
Paddington is one of the neighborhoods of the city, located 3 miles from downtown, is characterized by beautiful Victorian houses, a curious market on Saturday and a good assortment of shops and art galleries (which is exactly Oxford Street).
Sydney Residents elements have made this city a symbol of hope. Remains to this day why the mythical current name The Rocks neighborhood of where they settled the legendary penal colony. You’ll also find the Museum of Contemporary Art (Museum of Contemporary Art) with a large collection of Australian and international contemporary art. Moreover, this quarter, according to tradition, maintains its European flair.