This jewel of the South Pacific awaits your visit. If one word can sum up a city, the word describing Sydney Australia is diversity. This is a city of diverse culture, a diverse ethnic blend, diverse shopping and diverse experiences.
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The greater Sydney Australia region has beaches, mountains, national parks and a stunning harbour. Amongst our many places to visit: Sydney Places to Visit, Attractions and exploring the Suburbs and Surrounds.
Close to Sydney city and all along the east coast of NSW there are stunning beaches to explore.
Sunny day? Well, we have plenty of them. Something different, imagine a picnic or a bbq to watch the end of the day at the beach, or even learn how to surf.
Sydney and its beachside suburbs has stunning beaches all along the coast and harbour:
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Our history bestows structure and formality, our geographic location south of Asia brings diverse oriental mystery, the great South Pacific Ocean brings relaxation and the timeless expanse of this great country creates self-sufficiency:
Sydney’s Aboriginal history dates back more than 22,000 years, perhaps even up to 50,000 years with over 5,500 known Sydney rock art sites. Early colonial explorers, like Watkin Tench, noted that aboriginal paintings and engravings were everywhere to be found.
The region of Greater Sydney (beyond the inner city limits) consists of its many suburbs, stretching from as far north as where the Hawkesbury / Nepean River reaches the ocean, to as far west as Penrith at the foot of the Blue Mountains and as far south as the Campbelltown region. The suburbs east of the city consists of favourite visitor places like Bondi Beach, Coogee, Maroubra and the Cronulla Beaches.
The inner city of course, is important as to where modern Australia began as a nation. Much of its early history began here, first as a penal colony, but quickly growing with free settlers from all over the world.
Settlements to other parts of NSW and then Australia were organised here, first to Tasmania, Norfolk Island and Victoria and then to other far flung parts such as Western Australia. Farming and wool were important early industries that helped develop this country, later, successive Gold Rushes helped boost the nation’s coffers considerably.
When the world began its path to industrialisation, the country kept pace, with Australian coal and iron feeding the furnaces of the British Empire, Europe and Asia. As the use of steel gathered pace around the world, Australia began to produce vast quantities of that as well, to export to the rest of the world.
The Sydney Tourist Guide is designed to highlight the sights and sounds of this spectacular city; allowing travellers to Sydney Australia to gain a greater understanding of what it has to offer in terms of accommodation, Restaurants and Shopping.
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