Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #5 in Sydney, Australia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.7 km
Ascend 90 m
Descend 72 m

Experience Sydney in Australia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Sydney

Sight 1: Chinese Garden of Friendship

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Chinese Garden of Friendship

The Chinese Garden of Friendship is a heritage-listed 1.03-hectare (3-acre) Chinese garden at 1 Harbour Street, in the Sydney Central Business District, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Modelled after the classic private gardens of the Ming dynasty, the garden offers an insight into Chinese heritage and culture. It was designed by Guangzhou Garden Planning & Building Design Institute, Tsang & Lee, and Edmond Bull & Corkery. It was built between 1986-1988 by Gutteridge Haskins & Davey, the Darling Harbour Authority, Imperial Gardens, Leightons, and Australian Native Landscapes. The gardens were added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 5 October 2018.

Wikipedia: Chinese Garden of Friendship (EN), Website

319 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Tumbalong Park

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Tumbalong Park David Petit / CC BY-SA 2.0

Tumbalong Park is a park in Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The park was designed using native Australian foliage decorated with fountains as an urban stream. The name "Tumbalong" is from Dharug as spoken by the Eora people and means "place where seafood is found".

Wikipedia: Tumbalong Park (EN), Website

638 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Powerhouse Museum

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The Powerhouse Museum, formerly known as the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS), is a collection of museums in Sydney, and owned by the Government of New South Wales. Its main centre is in Ultimo, New South Wales, the others being the historic Sydney Observatory at Observatory Hill, and the newer Powerhouse Castle Hill at Castle Hill. Powerhouse Parramatta is due to open in 2025.

Wikipedia: Powerhouse Museum (EN), Website

658 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Capitol Theatre

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Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre is a heritage-listed theatre located at 3-15 Campbell Street, Haymarket, in the Sydney central business district, Australia. It was designed by Henry Eli White and John Eberson and built from 1893 to 1928. The property was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999. The former circus venue, atmospheric theatre and market venue in owned by Capitol Theatre Management Pty Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Foundation Theatres Pty Limited. Foundation Theatres owns the Sydney Lyric and Capitol Theatre.

Wikipedia: Capitol Theatre, Sydney (EN)

392 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Belmore Park

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Belmore Park

Belmore Park is a public park at the southern end of the Sydney central business district in the Australian state of New South Wales. Adjacent to the Central railway station, the park is bounded by Hay Street, Eddy Avenue, Elizabeth Street and Pitt Street. The area was previously known as Police Paddock and was part of a section of Crown land which included the Police Barracks, Devonshire Street Cemetery, Female Refuge of the Good Samaritan, Benevolent Asylum and a common.

Wikipedia: Belmore Park (EN)

723 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Devonshire Street Pedestrian Tunnel

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Devonshire Street Pedestrian TunnelNewtown grafitti from Sydney, Australia / CC BY 2.0

The Devonshire Street Tunnel is a 300-metre-long (980 ft) pedestrian tunnel located beneath the southern end of Central station connecting the suburb of Surry Hills with Railway Square in the Sydney central business district.

Wikipedia: Devonshire Street Tunnel (EN)


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