Last Updated: 20th Aug 2014

<p><img src="" class="rightwise" alt="" /></p> <p>One of the worlds most instantly recognisable cities, the harbour city of Sydney is Australia&#8217;s oldest and is home the the most famous icons of the country: The <a href="/contikipedia/articles/sydney-harbour-bridge">Sydney Harbour Bridge</a> and the <a href="/contikipedia/articles/sydney-opera-house">Sydney Opera House</a>.</p> <p>These two amazing sights however are just the start of all there is to see and do in this busy, buzzing, cosmopolitan beach city of the <a href="/contikipedia/articles/east-coast">East Coast</a> of Australia.</p> <p>Sydney is the Start/Finish point for many <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tours-australia">Australian Tours</a>, and is a huge, sprawling city that is home to almost four and a half million Aussies.</p> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/the-bridge-the-opera-house-and-the-harbour-sydney">The Bridge, the Opera House and the Harbour</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/beaches-sydney">Beaches</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/shopping-sydney">Shopping</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/pubs-clubs-and-restaurants-sydney">Pubs, Clubs and Restaurants</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/art-galleries-and-museums-sydney">Art Galleries and Museums</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/nightlife-sydney">Nightlife</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/wildlife-zoos-and-animals-sydney">Wildlife, Zoos and Animals</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/sports-and-events-sydney">Sports and Events</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/sights-and-tours-outside-of-sydney">Sights and Tours outside of Sydney</a></li> </ul> <h2>Other Things to See and Do</h2> <p>Those who like to get high can take an elevator to the top of <a href="">Sydney Tower</a>, Sydney&#8217;s tallest building, for some great views of the city. For those who like to have a flutter, <a href="">Star City Casino</a> is open 24 hours while the weekends offer the opportunity to have a day out at the horse races at the one of Sydney’s Randwick or Rosehill <a href="">horse racing</a> tracks.</p> <ul> <li><a href="/contikipedia/articles/sydney-airport-to-the-travelodge-hotel-sydney">Sydney Airport</a></li> </ul>