Attractions and tours

Attractions and tours

Sydney Culture Walks app

Discover more than 400 of Sydney’s historical and public art points of interest and be guided on 10 walking tours curated by the City of Sydney.

The Sydney Culture Walks app is the ideal companion for discovering Sydney on foot – discover hidden laneways and new neighbourhoods while learning about Sydney’s history and the stories behind the city’s most loved public artworks.

Prefer to see what’s close to you or interested in a particular work? Simply filter through hundreds of points of interest by location, type or theme.

The smart phone app also offers free updates for life – a quick and easy way to keep an eye out for new walks and points of interest.

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A smartphone held running the Sydney Culture Walks app in front of a bronze child-like statue called 'Youngsters'.

Live like a local

Sydney Town Hall 
Sydney Town Hall

Sydney Town Hall has been standing for more than a century. The landmark has been a prime destination for world-renowned events, including the Sydney Film Festival, the Mercedez-Benz Fashion Festival and even a performance by Lady Gaga. Guided tours are available. 

483 George St
Sydney NSW 2000

Hyde Park North 
Hyde Park

Australia’s oldest park contains more than 16 hectares of open space, grass areas, gardens and plenty of shade. Hyde Park is accessible and close to public transport with public toilets available.Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Prince Alfred Park 
Prince Alfred Park

The internationally recognised park includes a newly refurbished swimming pool. Easily accessible, it features 2 children’s playgrounds and is next to Central Railway Station. 

Chalmers St
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Andrew Boy Charlton Pool

Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

Set on Woolloomooloo Bay near the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool offers patrons breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour.

1C Mrs Macquaries Road
The Domain NSW 2000
Image acknowledgement: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Barani/Barrabugu (Yesterday/Tomorrow) walking tour

Barani/Barrabugu (Yesterday/Tomorrow) showcases the history and culture of Aboriginal Sydney, from the first contact with Europeans to today’s living culture.

A child playing at the water feature at Redfern Park.

Our villages

Our local area is made up of 10 villages. Each village has its own unique character and charm. Discover another side of Sydney and visit one of our neighbourhoods today.

A rider using a separated cycleway.

Sydney Cycleways

Cycling is one of the best ways to see our city. Sydney Cycleways has plenty of helpful riding information, including maps, recommended rides, and where you can borrow or buy your very own bike.

Visitor information kiosk 
Visitor information kiosks

Open 7 days a week, our information kiosks provide maps, brochures and help for travellers. There are 4 kiosks in central Sydney.


Last updated: Monday, 17 March 2014