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Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains, a World Heritage listed national park, is renowned for its amazing views and landscapes such as The Three Sisters at Echo Point of Katoomba (Photo above). The area is west of Sydney and takes only about 90 minutes drive from the city. There is a frequent train service from the city as well.
Apart from the breath-taking views, the Blue Mountains area is also renowned for the bush walking activities that suits everyone. The Katoomba Scenic Railway, the steepest incline railway in the world at 52 degrees, and the new Scenic Skyway, takes visitors to the lush and hidden valley of the Blue Mountains.
Enquiry:Echo Point Visitor Information Centre: 1300-653-408
Transportation:by rail to Katoomba station on Blue Mountains Line and take a bus to Katoomba, and then Scenic World to reach the valley
Hours:Echo Point Visitor Information Centre opens from 9.00am to 5.00pm daily, closed on Christmas Day
Fees:Scenic Railway and Scenic Skyway cost AUD$16 return. You can ride the Scenic Railway to the valley and travel back by Scenic Skyway


Sydney Olympic Park

The Sydney Olympic Park at Homebush Bay, west of Sydney, is still a great place to be even after the Olympics that were held here in 2000. The largest of all stadiums, the Telstra Stadium, has a seating capacity of 110,000 and is the largest in the history of the Olympic Games. As many as 40 events, including concerts, rugby and AFL are held here each year.

The Sydney Superdome holds events like the MTV Music Awards and The Amazing Human Body Exhibitions. The Sydney Showground is home to the famous Sydney Royal Easter Show that is attended by almost 1 million visitors during Easter each year, with events ranging from stage shows, street performances, dances, music, comedy to show of garden products, and clothing, jewellery and fireworks displays.
Enquiry:61-2-9714-7888
Transportation:by rail to Olympic Park Station
Hours:Sydney Olympic Park Visitor Centre opens from 9.00am - 5.00pm daily
Remarks:There are tours like Telstra Stadium Explore Tour and Games Trail Walking Tour etc
Website:http://www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au/
Attraction:Sydney Easter Show
held at Sydney Showground for about two weeks during Easter each year

Leichhardt

Leichhardt is the Little Italy of Sydney. The key area is the Norton Plaza (Italian Forum) in Norton Street where the Italian restaurants concentrate. Nearby are the Italian arts and culture shops, cafes and leather shops.

Transportation:by bus 437, 438 or 440 from City
Remarks:Main street: Norton Street and main area is the Italian Forum
Website:http://www.italianforum.com.au/

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