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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9240 8500
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and...
Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
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A tick off the bucket list

Went here to spend a few hours walking the land marks and enjoying the culture. Enjoyed a skit put on in the auditorium with lots watching. Had a lovely meal at 5 o Clock... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Wallaroo, Australia
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Wallaroo, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Went here to spend a few hours walking the land marks and enjoying the culture. Enjoyed a skit put on in the auditorium with lots watching. Had a lovely meal at 5 o Clock Somewhere. So many multi cultural characters to watch and smile at and of course the tourists on tight timeframes edging in to see everything, if they... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Pleasant just to stroll. Lots of choice regarding activities, restaurants, etc. Maritime museum, aquarium, imax cinema, cruise boats...

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London, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This has everything from eateries and cafes and restaurants to the Japanese Garden and the not be missed Maritme museum. On Saturdays there is usually fireworks early evening as so many families are at this harbour to eat or to enjoy the atmosphere.

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Adelaide, Australia
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

i don't love it. This is a tourist destination. Food is average because they don't rely on repeat trade. Actually, everything only gets average as far as the fixed attractions go. What is great is the buskers, local entertainers who rely on their skill. They get 10/10. You have to go, but be prepared.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

One of the best attractions of Sydney. Couple of restaurants are there. Something for everyone including iMax cinema etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Lots to look at including naval ships and submarine in addition to all the resteraunts. A must see visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We took a taxi to the area and found many restaurants and cafes with nice water views. There was an IMAX movie theater and lots of shopping further down. There is access to the maritime museum which has a submarine. The Aquarium closes at 5:00 pm. We left the area sooner than planned and walked into the CBD.

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Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

One of my preferred places in Sydney. Lots of good restaurants and bars, IMAX theatre, small shopping mall. I used to spend some time there every week. I strongly recommend visiting this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Great views again, plenty of reasonably priced restaurants . Had a meal and bottle of wine .$ 52 for two of us. Also walking distance from the Meriton.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Whenever we stay in Sydney we find a trip to Darling Harbour a must. There are many places to see for example the Maritime Museum, Chinese Gardens plus many shops & restaurants to visit and enjoy. Darling Harbour is only a short walk from the city or take a ferry and take in the sights & sounds of the harbour... More 

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