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 Went to Sydney alot. School excursions, Concerts, to go see some sights. 

Sydney /ˈsɪdni/[6] is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.[7] Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world's largest natural harbour, and sprawls towards the Blue Mountains to the west.[8] Residents of Sydney are known as "Sydneysiders". Sydney is the second official seat and second official residence of the Governor-General of Australia and the Prime Minister of Australia and many federal ministries maintain substantial presences in Sydney.

The Sydney area has been inhabited by indigenous Australians for at least 30,000 years.[9] The first British settlers, led by Captain Arthur Phillip, arrived in 1788 to found Sydney as a penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia.[10] Since convict transportation ended in the mid-19th century, the city has transformed from a colonial outpost into a major global cultural and economic centre. As at June 2016 Sydney's estimated population was 5,005,358.[11] In the 2011 census, 34 percent of the population reported having been born overseas,[3] representing many different nationalities and making Sydney one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 250 different languages spoken in Sydney and about one-third of residents speak a language other than English at home.[12][13]

Despite being one of the most expensive cities in the world,[14] the 2014 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranks Sydney tenth in the world in terms of quality of living,[15] making it one of the most livable cities.[16] It is classified as an Alpha+ World City by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, indicating its influence in the region and throughout the world.[17][18] Ranked eleventh in the world for economic opportunity,[19]Sydney has an advanced market economy with strengths in finance, manufacturing and tourism. Its gross regional product was $337 billion in 2013, the largest in Australia.[20] There is a significant concentration of foreign banks and multinational corporations in Sydney and the city is promoted as one of Asia Pacific's leading financial hubs.[21][22][23][24]

In addition to hosting events such as the 2000 Summer Olympics, Sydney is amongst the top fifteen most-visited cities in the world,[25] with millions of tourists coming each year to see the city's landmarks.[26] Its natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, and the Royal Botanic Garden. Man-made attractions such as the Sydney Opera HouseSydney Tower and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are also well known to international visitors.


berkleyhopkins berkleyhopkins

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 study abroad


gabreyelles gabreyelles

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i spent about 2 months in Australia because my mom had to stay there for 2 months for her job and i was too young to stay home alone and so my mom took me with her and it was an amazing experience, i got to hold a baby koala, feed kangaroos, snorkel in the great coral barrier and many more, i would definitely go there again if i could!  

 


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Traveled to Sydney, Australia via Quantas Airlines. Stayed for one week and attended two concerts at The Sydney Opera House during Vive Live. Also hiked through The Blue Mountains, saw the Jenolan Caves and quite a few gorgeous waterfalls. A treat I'll never forget.

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December 2012 - Sydney to visit Minty and meet Sanjay. Took ferry to Manly - favourite bit! Sydney beautiful for holiday but too hot to live and work. Fern arrived later on, we watched New Year firework at Sydney Harbour Bridge and stayed at Sanjay's sister's house. 


samirapouleijn samirapouleijn

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I'm in Sydney for 7 months as an Au Pair in Mosman and i totally fall HEAD over heels in love with this city it's just AMAZING!! #bestmomentsoffmylive 


sleepycat1993 sleepycat1993

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 went there with my in-laws and young children. amazing place


@iman @iman

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Been to Sydney a bunch of times but haven't really experienced it as a tourist only transited through. But did explore more this time around, walked around the Sydney Opera House, got on a ferry to Manly, drove to Bondi Beach.

 


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  • Harbour Bridge
  • Opera House
  • Eat at the Aria
  • Travel the Harbour via Ferry
  • Maddame Tessauds (Wax museum)
  • Tarronga Zoo
  • Explore the Rocks
  • Nightlife

james.garside.969 james.garside.969

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Amazing place with amazing people 


leoniejonkers leoniejonkers

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 Lived there twice for 6 months each,

first in 2011 then in 2015


helen.smith.92775838 helen.smith.92775838

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sydney was nice but there's no real layout so hard to get round

 


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I went to Australia for the first time last year and i travelled around the East and South coasts with my family and one of the last places i visited was Sydney, I was staying with my Auntie and Uncle for a while and we decided to travel down to the Sydney Ophra House, so we went on a boat and we travelled across the river towards Sydney Zoo, and we went past the Ophra House and we had a great day at Sydney Zoo. I really enjoyed visiting Sydney and I am hoping to travel to Australia again next year, to meet my family again.


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Been their a couple of times since i only live like A HOUR AWAY BUT i went on a ferry ride!!!!!!!!!


shusseini shusseini

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Went on my honeymoon to this beautiful country. WOW


claire.dumez.56 claire.dumez.56

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I spent my last christmas nd new year with my family :)))) i have met my actually bf there

kaylea.salamon kaylea.salamon

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Not just visited but lived here and got to experience a sydney xmas and soon a sydney new years!


Gabelle Gabelle

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An hours train ride every now and then and Im there.


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I visited here a couple of times as a child, but would love to go back and enjoy it again as an adult.


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