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Central Business District

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Eclectic Architectural Mix

You can easily walk around this area and see for yourself the high rise buildings that now... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
everything was nearby

food and shopping around this area was convenient. You can find nice bars around. Everything is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gurmit K
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  • Average12%
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can easily walk around this area and see for yourself the high rise buildings that now overshadow the older buildings that are some of the oldest ones in Sydney

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 1 week ago

food and shopping around this area was convenient. You can find nice bars around. Everything is walking distance

Thank Gurmit K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sydney is a very walkable city. Whilst there is a mild elevation at times, it is not a difficult city to walk around. Current constructions for (i believe the light rail) limit certain access, but that's the price of progress

Thank codym481
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Sydney's CBD dates from convict days and hence is not in a grid like Melbourne or Adelaide's. However it's generally pleasant, but be aware of the construction zone that is George Street as the good project of reintroducing trams ('light rail') continues. There are plenty...More

1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Whenever visiting Sydney we love visiting the city centre. Its a very large city centre and not one you can walk around easily. Though one can use the train or bus to get from one end to the other. Retail and dining options are numerous.

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Sydney is one of the nicest cities to visit because it is easy to get around and is very clean and safe. It's not cheap though, but there are very cool and exciting attractions in the Central Business District or CBD and you don't have...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Being a local, we a biased however, in in our travels, Sydney CBD, is one of the most walkable a little hilly, however everything is in close proximity. And there is so much to see and do. We love the architecture of the old buildings...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

What is there to say, Sydney is simply amazing!! Avoid getting a taxi, if you need a car use uber...

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

At Lady Macquarie's Chair & At Lavender Bay, you can take beautiful Sydney CBD photos. In addition, on Level 2 at Overseas Passenger Terminal (Cruise) near Sydney Harbour, Sydney CBD views are fantastic especially at night.

Thank Marcus567
Reviewed 30 January 2017

It is the centre of Sydney and has something for everyone - definitely the business centre of Australia but also the hub for retailing, hotels, restaurants - Sydney wasn't laid out in the same manner of Melbourne so it has a haphazard nature to it...More

Thank RonWamberal
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
...More
Nearby Restaurants
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.08 km away
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50 reviews
.10 km away
Metropole Cafe
49 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Queen Victoria Building (QVB)
4,069 reviews
.12 km away
State Theatre
396 reviews
.20 km away
Sydney Town Hall
258 reviews
.17 km away
Haigh's Chocolates Queen Victoria Building
61 reviews
.11 km away
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