Explore the main attractions of Sydney CBD

During your stay at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, our friendly concierge team can offer expert recommendations for the best things to do in Australia's Harbour City. Many attractions lie within walking distance of the hotel, including the well-manicured grounds of The Royal Botanic Garden and the world-famous shells of the Sydney Opera House. Drive across the Sydney Harbour Bridge or ride the ferry to see the wildlife at Taronga Zoo, or walk to the Darling Harbour area to experience the underwater wonders at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Check out some of our suggestions for nearby attractions below.

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0.97 mi / 1.57 km from the hotel
Explore Asian markets and savor Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Malaysian cuisine in Sydney’s vibrant Chinatown. During the Lunar New Year (usually late January or February), the streets are alive with colorful parades and lion dancers.

Darling Harbour

0.77 mi / 1.23 km from the hotel
Fireworks, festivals, retailers, restaurants, live music, museums—you can find all these and more at Darling Harbour. You can also choose a more coastal adventure by climbing aboard a sailboat, water taxi, or cruise vessel.

Darling Quarter

0.73 mi / 1.17 km from the hotel
Darling Quarter features a playground where kids can slide, swing, and splash, as well as attractions for adults like a wine bar.

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pylon Lookout

0.56 mi / 0.89 km from the hotel
Built in 1932, “The Coathanger” is one of the longest single-span bridges in the world. Experience its impressive height through a guided BridgeClimb, or ascend 200 stairs to the top of the Pylon Lookout.

Sydney Opera House

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
The iconic waterfront Sydney Opera House features six performance venues, including a concert hall, theaters, and more intimate performing-arts spaces. Concerts and festivals also take place outside in the courtyard area.

The Rocks Historic District

0.36 mi / 0.59 km from the hotel
Whether you’re browsing The Rocks Markets, Cadmans Cottage, or the Aboriginal art in one of the galleries, you're sure to find a wealth of entertainment and information in this historic district that dates to the 1800s.