Sydney - City Centre & Haymarket (PDF Chapter)
This is the City Centre & Haymarket chapter from Lonely Planet’s Sydney guide-book.
Sydney’s towering central business district (CBD) encapsulates the city’s cavalier spirit, with skyscrapers unashamedly overshadowing historic sandstone buildings and churches. Make sure to dedicate a little time to strolling Hyde Park and the array of historic buildings along Macquarie St.
- be transported into Victorian parlours, Buddhist temples, postwar streets, the heart of the outback and the imaginations of generations of artists at the Art Gallery of NSW
- shop and eat your way through the vibrant streets of Chinatown, and take in the restau-rants of nearby Koreatown and Thaitown, too
- promenade through the city centre’s green corridor, Hyde Park – a well-loved public space with statues, a fountain and a war memorial
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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