The utterly ornate State (1929) is Sydney’s most ostentatious theatre. Originally built as a movie palace during Hollywood’s heyday,...
Queen Victoria Building
Unbelievably, this High-Victorian masterpiece (1898) was repeatedly slated for demolition before it was restored in the mid-1980s....
The heritage-listed Great Synagogue (1878) is the spiritual home of Sydney’s oldest Jewish congregation, established in 1831. It’s...
Built for a staggering £32,000 in 1893 as part of the Adams Hotel on Pitt St, this incredibly ornate underground bar is one of the best...
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Arthouse Hotel information
It’s easy to lose your way in this sumptuous, multistorey heritage site (1836), which was once the School of Arts. After-work punters seem to know their way around the various bars – follow someone good-looking.