Built around one of the largest natural harbors in the world (Port Jackson), Sydney is a must-visit tourist destination. It is home to sandy beaches and abounds in natural beauty, historic attractions, art and culture, fashion, and varieties of cuisines. Boasting of two of the world’s most awe-inspiring landmarks – the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, as well as other splendid attractions, Sydney lures an immense number of tourists from across the globe. Wildlife-lovers can have an amazing time watching the lovely animals at the Taronga Zoo, which is home to more than 4,000 animals of 350 species. Go surfing or relax under the sun at Bondi Beach or take in spectacular art at the Sydney Opera House. With a plethora of things to see and do, you are sure to fall in love with the ever-charming city of Sydney.
Useful Tips for Tourists Flying to Sydney
Shopping in Sydney
Sydney is well known for its shopping options. If you are looking for a place to buy branded accessories, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and clothes, then shopping malls like the Pitt Street Mall will offer you a huge range of things to buy. Another popular place is the Rocks Markets, which is home to 200 stalls offering casual and formal clothes, textiles, gifts, and different types of artworks. You can also visit the Paddy’s Market which offers a wide range of toys, electronic gadgets, Chinese handicrafts, Chinese ethnic wear, and antiques.
What to eat
Sydney has a plethora of restaurants which offer endless options to fulfill your gastronomic desires. Try the French cuisines which are available at Restaurant Hubert; some of its delicacies are Plateau de Fruits de Mer (selection of raw & cooked mollusks, shellfish, and crustaceans with condiments) and Oysters Mignonette (Sydney rock oysters, shallot & black pepper vinaigrette). You can also try the steak sandwich, roast chicken, and pistachio crusted salmon which are served at Shuk. For cheap eats, visit Chinatown; the area has a good number of affordable dining options, with the most popular one being Mamak. The restaurant offers authentic Malaysian street food and although it is often crowded, the varied flavors are worth the wait!
Although English is the most widely spoken language in Sydney, it is a good idea to learn some useful phrases in the local Australian English slang.
• Good day, friend:
• How are you doing:
How you goin’?
Do’s and Don’ts
• Avoid littering in public as you can be fined up to AUD 250 for it.
• While posing with a ‘V for Victory’ symbol, make sure that your palm is not facing inwards, as it is considered as an offensive gesture.
Emergency contact numbers
• Police/Fire/Ambulance: 000
• SES assistance in floods and storms:132500
Which airlines offer cheap air tickets to Sydney?
The airlines offering cheap air tickets to Sydney are Scoot, AirAsia, and Jetstar.
What is the time zone used in Sydney?
The time zone of Sydney is GMT+10.
What are the most popular airlines flying from Bangkok to Sydney?
From Bangkok to Sydney, the most popular airlines are Jetstar, Singapore Airlines
, Cathay Pacific, and Malaysia airlines
What is the shortest time for a Bangkok to Sydney flight?
The shortest time for a direct Bangkok to Sydney flight is 8 hours and 40 minutes.
What are the top tourist destinations of Sydney?
Some of the must-visit tourist destinations in Sydney are the Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Manly Beach, and Taronga Zoo.
What is the currency of Australia?
The currency used in Australia is the Australian Dollar (AUD).
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