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Darling Harbour

Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
Phone Number: 61 2 9240 8500
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Ranked #24 of 235 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Neighborhoods, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Scenic view at night, i enjoyed my 7days stay at Sydney. I stayed at Malaysian Hall so it was cheap and traveled by public transport. It was very exciting to see the Sydney Tower & the monorail during 1997 as Malaysia does not have anything close to this before. As a student i was over whelmed but the sad part... More

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Seattle, Washington
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed Darling Harbour. It's a great place to walk not far from the Central Business District and everywhere you look is an interesting view. The area is lined with view restaurants, all competing for your business with decent meals at more reasonable prices than in many other touristy areas of Sydney (e.g., Circular Quay).

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed strolling along the walk of this area. Restaurants & cafes galore. Also an indoor animal zoo-type attraction there, which would be fun for children. There are ferries available to bring you to Sydney Harbour and other areas also. I would recommend to do a ferry-ride tour; you will see beautiful homes facing the water.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Hotel Mantra on Kent Street our room was a studio which had hob, washer, dryer and all that you would have at home.. We were on the 17 floor so had a good view of the Harbour , it was some distance away over a walkway but there were lifts and elevators to get you down... More

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Blackpool
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place for an evening stroll around cafes and bars. Not cheap but worth a look.Seeing Darling Harbor at night all lit up amazing.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It is a nice place to chill, alone, with a lover, with friends or with family. There are numerous street performances on at times. And for certain Saturdays night at 8:30pm, there is the firework display, which literally, the fireworks are right on top of your head. So make sure you don't miss that one!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Our hotel overlooked the harbor and Sydney skyline. Easy walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Fireworks over harbor every Saturday night.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Right on the waterfront, two levels, 1-2 city blocks of restaurants of all types of cuisine and price ranges. You can't go wrong when trying to find a decent meal with a great view of the harbor and the harbor activities including the Saturday night fireworks display. Most, if not all, have outdoor seating. Also adjacent to a large mall,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Darling harbour is a vibrant happening place. During the festive season fire works over the water are a nightly highlight . You are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining and free street performance.

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Glenbrook
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

So much to see and do. Great restaurants. A great place just to stroll around. It never gets boring.

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