Sydney see and do guide: History

An independent selection of the best things to see and do in Sydney. No paid placements, no advertorial.

Sydney see and do guide

Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney

The Royal Botanical Gardens, right by Sydney's dazzling harbour, is the city's historic, green space. The gardens have played an... Read more
Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney
Macquarie St Sydney or enter from the Domain

Sydney Orientation Walk - highlights and history

This walk is perfect for getting started in Sydney. We pass by many of the things you'll be interested in seeing during your... Read more

Cemeteries of Sydney

Sydney's cemeteries date back to the earliest years of the British penal settlement in Australia. They're interesting places to... Read more

Chau Chak Wing Museum

The Chau Chak Wing Museum opened in late 2020. It's Sydney's newest museum and one of its best. Located on the campus of Sydney... Read more
Chau Chak Wing Museum
Sydney University, Parramatta Rd, Camperdown
Free

Watson's Bay - Camp Cove, The Gap, South Head

You'll easily fill a leisurely afternoon or longer at Watson's Bay. The gateway to Sydney's South Head has a mellow village... Read more
Watson's Bay - Camp Cove, The Gap, South Head
Watson

University of Sydney

Sydney University is Australia's oldest university. Founded in 1850, it is one of a handful of Australian universities that... Read more
University of Sydney
Sydney University, Parramatta Rd, Camperdown

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of two iconic creations in the heart of the city, that have managed to complement one of the... Read more
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Harbour