The gateway to AustraliaSydney is Australia's largest and most cosmopolitan city. Although the majority of the 'sydneysiders' are of British and Irish descent, there are substantial minorities of immigrants from Italy, Greece and Asia. Sydney is a sprawling city, and, though the centre contains many tall buildings, most of its inhabitants live in one or two storey houses in the suburbs and travel into the centre to work.
Hyde Park and the Botanical Gardens complement city highriseSydney is the biggest port in Australia, with a huge natural harbour spanned by the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is also a major cultural centre, with one of the world's most imaginative and best-known opera houses.
Sydney's famous harbour is flanked by the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge
Australians are famous for their ability to relax and enjoy life. In Sydney they can sail, go to one of the many sandy beaches, including the famous Bondi Beach, or simply cook up an fresco meal on the barbecue in the garden.