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Mcmahons Pt view

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Here is one of the best views in the world. The scene viewed from McMahons Point takes in the Sydney Harbour bridge, the Opera House and the Sydney CBD across the expanse of Port Jackson. The Luna Park funfair can also be seen. McMahons Point is just a nine minute ferry ride from Circular Quay. A great place to visit on a sunny afternoon.

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A: Mcmahons Point Views

Af Phil Whitten, 10 meter væk

If you were going to live in Sydney and wanted one of the best views in the world, you would choose M...

Mcmahons Point Views

B: Luna Park at Dusk

Af Randy Kosek, 460 meter væk

Sydney Harbour from Luna Park. Sydney, Australia. Included in the panorama are the Sydney Harbour Bri...

Luna Park at Dusk

C: Under Sydney Harbour Bridge At Night

Af Rich Powell, 590 meter væk

Sydney Harbour bridge viewed from the underside.Taken on the north short of Sydney Harbour, near Luna...

Under Sydney Harbour Bridge At Night

D: Sydney Harbour Bridge, North Shore

Af Martin Broomfield, 660 meter væk

Under Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk, overlooking the city and the Sydney Opera House. The bridge was ...

Sydney Harbour Bridge, North Shore

E: Sydney Harbour Bridge from Kirribilli

Af John Warkentin, 700 meter væk

Shot from near the Jeffery Street Wharf in Kirribilli just after Dusk, this 250 Megapixel panorama sh...

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Kirribilli

F: Sydney From Kirribilli

Af Phil Whitten, 780 meter væk

This is the view from the "best seat in the house" for seeing Sydney Cove, the Opera House and the Sy...

Sydney From Kirribilli

G: Kirribilli view of Sydney Cove (with zoom in capability)

Af Phil Whitten, 790 meter væk

Kirriblli is possibly the best place to look across Sydney harbour and appreciate the sights of the O...

Kirribilli view of Sydney Cove (with zoom in capability)

H: Sydney Harbour Sunrise

Af Martin Broomfield, 820 meter væk

Sydney Harbour at sunrise. The Harbour Bridge carries rail, vehicles and pedestrian traffic. It was o...

Sydney Harbour Sunrise

I: Sydney Harbour

Af Martin Broomfield, 840 meter væk

Sydney Harbour was the location of the first European settlement in Australia. Discovered by Lt James...

Sydney Harbour

J: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Af Daniel Payne, 860 meter væk

Sydney Harbour, is the Largest natural harbour in the world. It is known for its beauty, and in parti...

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Dette panorama blev taget i Australia

Dette er et overblik over Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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