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Darling Harbour

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
61 2 9240 8500
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Ranked #24 of 296 Attractions in Sydney
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Traveler Description: Darling Harbour is just one of the most beautiful places in Sydney. Everything looks new and modern. Here you will find plenty of shops and... more »
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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Darling Harbour was a great place for stroll. There were many shops selling food/drinks and clothes shops. There was a cinema and bowling centre too. When I was there on Saturday 8pm, there was firework show! Awesome view!

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

you can do a lot of activities. you can do plain strolling and just looking around, get bloated (lots of restos around), have a lot of photo session (of course, if you're a tourist)

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Italian Riviera, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Darling Harbour is a Sydney must-see! Many attractions, including the zoo, aquarium, IMAX, and maritime museum. Many nice restaurants and cafes, as well!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Darling Harbour is a beautiful place to visit with shops, bars, restaurants and the maritime museum. Unfortunately we visited on a day when the HMS Endeavour was out at sea but there were other boats to visit and a submarine which was fascinating. If you buy a "big ticket" for Aus$39 each it allows you access to the Maritime Museum... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a place you can spend your nights, with lots of good restaurants along the sea. We ate here almost every night during our 5 days stay and always enjoyed good seafood or steaks in different restaurants. There are lots of events along this stretch but thats fine, it just makes it even more fun if theres music. Good... More

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Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

when you are in Sydney, australia be sure to stay in the nearby darling harbour hotels like novotels four points. the place is so quite and peaceful and no traffic. you can just walk around the westfield tower. and at the darling harbour there are lots of restaurant besides the sea and you can take some cruises or the sea... More

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Haleiwa, Hawaii
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I thought we were going to miss Darling Harbour because we were getting ready to leave the next day for an 18 day cruise home. We decided to jump on the bus at 7AM and go there for Breakfast. We were so glad we did. Lovely area to walk around and pick up those last minute souvenirs... More

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Wyong, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As it was mid week and pouring rain, there were not many activities happening but it was lovely to eat and stroll around. A wide variety of food outlets and restaurants to cater for all budgets.

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Rhode Island
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This area has lots of charisma. We had dinner close by on our first evening in Sydney and then took a stroll along the nearby bridge, we really enjoyed the beautiful sights of the harbor in the evening. We felt very safe while we were walking as there were lots of other people doing the same. The area is also... More

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Bayside, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Darling Harbour is a Sydney must-see! Many attractions, including the zoo, aquarium, IMAX, and maritime museum. Many nice restaurants and cafes, as well!

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