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Queen Mary 2

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The Queen Mary 2 is moored at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay in Sydney on this March day. Probably most of the passengers will want to visit the Opera House and view the Harbour Bridge during their brief stay. Circular Quay is the main terminus for all the ferries that traverse the harbour and the Parramatta river.

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A: Opera House

Af Phil Whitten, 40 meter væk

The iconic Sydney Opera House is a perfect place to visit while in Sydney. On a warm and sunny summer...

Opera House

B: Sydney Opera House Sunset

Af Ivan Aliverti, 50 meter væk

Sydney Opera House is situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, close to the Sydney Harbour Brid...

Sydney Opera House Sunset

C: Opera House side view, Sydney, Australia

Af Ivan Aliverti, 60 meter væk

Sydney Opera House is situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, close to the Sydney Harbour Brid...

Opera House side view, Sydney, Australia

D: Inside Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

Af Florian Knorn, 60 meter væk

Inside the magnificent Concert Hall of the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Inside Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

E: Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge with Water Taxi

Af Bill Bailey, 70 meter væk

This is beautiful Darling Harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. You can see the loney touris...

Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge with Water Taxi

F: opera house at sunset with bridge and Sydney skyline

Af Ivan Aliverti, 80 meter væk

As one of the busiest performing arts centres in the world, providing over 1,500 performances each ye...

opera house at sunset with bridge and Sydney skyline

G: Sydney Opera House and Harbour

Af Adrian Whitcombe, 100 meter væk

Taken on a recent trip to Australia, this panorama is next to the Opera House and shows the Sydney Ha...

Sydney Opera House and Harbour

H: Sydney Opera House and bridge

Af Ivan Aliverti, 110 meter væk

To view the complete virtual tour visit 360tourist.net To view the complete virtual tour visit 360tou...

Sydney Opera House and bridge

I: Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

Af Rich Powell, 110 meter væk

Sydney Opera house on a winter morning. With a view of Circular Quay, Sydney central business distric...

Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay

J: Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge

Af Jedsada Puangsaichai, 120 meter væk

Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge

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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