5 Fun Facts About Sydney

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Are you living in Sydney? Maybe you’re considering making a move after the quarantine?

Here are some amazing things about Sydney that you need to know:

The Sydney Opera House cost $102 million to create.

Originally, the Sydney Opera House was set on a budget of only $7 million! The masterpiece was largely paid for by a State Lottery. It is one of the most photographed locations in the world. It was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2007. The Sydney Opera House was actually designed by Jørn Utzon, a Dane who won among 233 hopefuls in a design contest.

The Sydney Harbor Bridge is a multi-world record holder.

Not only is the Sydney Harbor Bridge the tallest steel arch bridge in the world, it is also widest long-span bridge. The Guinness Book of World Records also lists this Sydney treasure as the 5th longest spanning-arch on the planet. You can even climb “The Coat Hanger.” BridgeClimb Sydney is a popular tourist attraction that offers 4 different types of climbs.

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Sydney tourist spot

Sydney is a multi-lingual city.

Australia is a country of great diversity. This is very apparent in Sydney, where English, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Greek and Vietnamese are commonly spoken.

Sydney is a great place for sports.

Cricket is the most popular summer sport in Sydney, even more popular than soccer. Rugby is also enjoyed by many in the city.

Then, of course, there’s the Australian Football League. Aussie Rules Football (or “footy”) is a free-flowing game filled with running, kicking, catching, tackling and hand-passing. It is very popular in the entire country, which was originally designed to help keep cricketers fit in the off-season.

Where is the address mentioned in “Finding Nemo” located?

Sorry, Disney fans. Unfortunately, “P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney” does not exist.


We hoped you enjoyed learning those cool facts about Sydney! Are there any more you want to add on the list? Let us know in the comments!

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