Lorenzo Corazzin is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2018, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Studies major at the Arizona State University, he is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.
In this week's post, Lorenzo lists his top 10 places in Sydney with the best views around.
This is a personal list of my favorite places in Sydney to see a nice view, experience a good atmosphere, and the city's Australian culture. I have not been here that long so there might be places I have not visited but for now here’s my top 10.
1. Royal Botanical Garden
A view of the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge from the Royal Botanical Garden.
If it’s your first time in Australia or Oceania, you will see species of birds and plants you’ve probably never seen before here at the Royal Botanical Garden. It is very large and situated on a hill just past the Sydney Opera House. There is a monument called Mrs. Macquarie Chair that goes back to the 1800s when the Macquarie family moved into Australia and the wife wanted her own personal view of the city. She was not happy with the result but many tourists are nowadays, as you can see the Sydney Harbor Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and the buildings of the business district all from one spot.Continue Reading