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“Must see in Sydney!”
Review of Circular Quay

Circular Quay
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Sydney Harbour Highlights Cruise
Ranked #21 of 473 things to do in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Circular Quay is a colorful port where ferries and cruise ships board and depart, and boat watching can be as good a pastime as people watching. While street performers entertain outside, those wanting a more cultural experience can head into the Museum of Contemporary Art where a sculpture garden on the roof is as much a view as the waterways below.
Los Angeles, California
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“Must see in Sydney!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very impressed with this whole area (the Rocks, the Opera House, etc.) Make sure you take the boat tours from Circular Quay for great picture opportunities. (I took the coffee tour from Captain Cook - lovely and beautiful scenic ride with very nice live commentary) Enjoy Sydney!

Visited June 2014
Thank Peter S
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Caloundra, Australia
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“Fantastic views and atmosphere”
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

What a fantastic place to walk around and take in the sights of the harbour. Walk from the overseas terminal to the opera house is great, buskers to watch shops to browse and sights to see. Take the time to walk right around the opera house to the man o war steps and take in the view up the harbour. I chose to sit out near the opera house facing the harbour bridge for a while and just watch the world go by. I always visit her when in Sydney and never get tired of the walk and the views. Fantastic!

Visited June 2014
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Iligan, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

This place is like a center of great attractions in sydney. There is where u can ride a ferries and where the train passes. The place where u can see the opera house and the harbour bridge.

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Sydney, Australia
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“VIVID made it special”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Not normally my favourite part of Sydney - on one hand it is a hub with the ferry terminals, train station and nearby Harbour Bridge and Opera House but on the other hand, the Cahill Expressway has changed the beauty of it.
However VIVID has brought it to life in the most wonderful way - - the colour and light show has brought out the best of Sydney and the Quay has been the centre of it all.

Visited May 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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“This is Sydney”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Circular Quay is Sydney in my head. You have the Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Rocks all right next to Circulay Quay. The ferries take you everywhere, alot of restaurants. Just a place you must attend.

Visited May 2014
Thank GalloBro
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