Sydney – The Opera House and Harbour Bridge in pictures
There are few more iconic sights in the world than Sydney Harbour’s Circular Quay, complete with its famous bridge and Opera House.
The majority of trips on public transport in the UK involve a battered, graffiti strewn bus stop for company.
Sydney offers a trip from its smart ferry terminus in the company of two of the most landmarks in Australia.
Opened in 1932 and conveying traffic between Sydney’s Central Business District and the north shore, the harbour bridge is the sixth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world and the tallest steel arch bridge.
It’s equally impressive companion, the Opera House, didn’t arrive until 1973 – although work began on it in 1958.
Holding more than 1,500 performances per year attended by more than a million people, it is one of the 20th century’s most distinctive buildings.