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....
Sydney Tower Eye
The 309m-tall Sydney Tower (built 1970–1981) offers unbeatable 360-degree views from the observation level 250m up. On a clear day...
The first of many grungy laneway bars to open in the inner city couldn't have chosen a more darkly ironic location than Temperance Lane....
Din Tai Fung
Pitt St Mall · interesting places nearby
Run by hobbyists for people who take toys seriously, Hobbyco's aisles fill with excited boys (big and small) effusing over slot cars, Meccano sets, Hornby trains and radio-controlled cars (like the kick-arse Audi TT). First Fleet models and 12,000-piece jigsaw puzzles are perfect projects for a rainy year.