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Sydney is the perfect location for the discerning traveller and many backpackers, all wanting to experience and explore this amazing city, rich in history and skyscrapers. The Sydney skyline is known for its skyscrapers and at night glows in a myriad of colours.

However, you may wish to find out where you can see the best harbour view in Sydney, where the best views in Sydney at night may be, where you can go to get the best view of Harbour Bridge, where do you need to be to get the best view of Sydney Opera House or even where the best photography spots in Sydney can be found. Here are some suggestions to enable you to find the best locations for some of the most amazing views of this stunning city.

Blue Bar on 36, Shangri-La Hotel

Located on the 36th floor of the Hotel Shangri-La, the Blue Bar on 36 offers an uninterrupted view from high above the harbour. Apart from iconic cocktails, it offers stunning views of the Sydney skyline, one of the best views of the Sydney Opera House and at night the shimmering and twinkling lights of Sydney Harbour.

There are also many boat trips available around the harbour, bringing you closer and allowing different perspectives for photo opportunities.

Hyde Park Barracks

Hyde Park Barracks is a museum focusing on Australia’s convict history and offers a great opportunity for some historical photography.

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are located to the west of Sydney and are recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Centre. Popular with hikers and climbers, the views here are simply spectacular.

For further information contact Not In The Guide Books – we are a small team of dedicated experts who work with local partners to find authentic and interesting activities for you to do in the region you are visiting. We understand your holiday is precious and want to make lasting memories and we are passionate about helping you create an amazing holiday experience.

You can find us online – https://www.notintheguidebooks.com/sydney/