Beaches, skyscrapers, gardens and parks – Sydney has it all. The capital of the state of NSW and one of the most populated cities in Australia, Sydney is home to some 4 million Australians, but also receives tourists and migrants from all over the world.
Like any large city, Sydney never sleeps, and offers a big range of restaurants, bars and nightclubs to suit all ages and tastes. If you want to have a good time and learn about cultures from different parts of the world, this is the place to be.
Sydney Harbour, where captain Arthur Phillip established his first British colony fleet in 1788, is one of the world’s most scenic places. The amazing view of the harbour is complemented with the iconic Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. At The Rocks, colonial buildings still remind tourists and visitors how it all began. National parks, bays, rivers and beaches, including the famous Bondi and Manly beaches,are also close to Sydney. In the middle of the central business district (CBD),sharing the space with huge business centres, you can also find the iconic Hyde Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens, with its abundance of flora and wild birds.
The climate is another very attractive aspect of this city. With average annual sunshine of seven hours a day, winters are mild, with temperatures ranging from 9°C to 17°C, and summers can reach peaks of 37°C to 40°C, though temperatures are usually bellow 26°C. Rainfall is low, with an average rainfall of only eleven wet days per month.
Come and see everything this city has to offer!