The ostentatiously ornate State (1929) is Sydney’s most beautiful theatre. Originally built as a movie palace during Hollywood’s heyday,...
Sydney Tower Eye
The 309m-tall Sydney Tower (built 1970–1981) offers unbeatable 360-degree views from the observation level 250m up – and even better...
Queen Victoria Building
Unbelievably, this High Victorian masterpiece (1898) was repeatedly slated for demolition before it was restored in the mid-1980s....
The first of many grungy bars tucked away in the inner city's lanes couldn't have chosen a more darkly ironic location than Temperance...
Din Tai Fung
424 George St · interesting places nearby
Heavy on the bestsellers, this mammoth, mainstream bookshop has more than 250,000 titles spread over three floors (including a helluva lot of Lonely Planet guides). Stationery and a cafe, too.