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Central Business District

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So Much to See and Do

Really vibrant and busy area of Sydney. Definitely spoilt for choice on places to eat. Lots of... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
England, United Kingdom
Huge Area, Lots to See

Sydney's downtown is very large and contains lots of skyscrapers, hotels and offices. There is a... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2019
Thomas V
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

Really vibrant and busy area of Sydney. Definitely spoilt for choice on places to eat. Lots of fantastic shops selling everything you could need. Also close to Hyde Park and Botanical Gardens which are perfect to get away from the hustle and bustle of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

Sydney's downtown is very large and contains lots of skyscrapers, hotels and offices. There is a lot of shopping and some very nice restaurants. Mixed in are some lovingly-preserved building from earlier eras. Some pedestrian areas, a tram under construction. And always a lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

Although Melbourne is rapidly closing the gap, Sydney continues to occupy the position as the largest city in Australia. The CBD is home to so many major business headquarters that help define Sydney's financial heart. George Street is the main thoroughfare. As a result of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Having spent the past three days staying in Melbourne’s CBD, I expected Sydney’s CBD to be more of the same. But instead of wide boulevards with teams running in the medians and small alleyways with micro eateries, I saw narrow canyons where the sun didn’t...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

The Central Business District of Sydney is quite large and includes all of the wharf areas, the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Rocks, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Hyde Park, etc. This is where you want to focus your time & attention. We covered a good portion...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed February 17, 2019

The inner harbor area is a great place for an early walk, not many cities more picturesque than Sydney on a sunny day. Botanical gardens are nice but dont open super early. It can get a bit crowded with the morning commute. Worth taking a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank uscweldon
Reviewed February 16, 2019

There are many places of business in Sydney and one might assume this refers to the area up from Circular Quay although Sydney has many more than this area for business. Right now with all the slight rail works much of the CBD is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

I was lucky to visit during the Chinese Lunar New Year and the entire city was decked out to celebrate. The Rocks market was in full swing and you can walk, and dine and visit and just enjoy the vibe! Great fun and i closed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gtreadgold
Reviewed December 15, 2018

The first day I went out, I was amazed of how many people were in the streets. It was hot and we had to buy sunglasses. We were glad that we didn't have a rental car. We took the Sydney Metro and it could bring...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed December 5, 2018

The heart of Sydney will always continue from morning to night. After all, Sydney is a big town and there are a lot of business that happen, even on Sunday. However, it is pleasant to walk on the streets of Sydney. The buildings are attractive....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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