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Circular Quay Sydney Australia
Australia

Circular Quay is a location in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the northern edge of the Sydney central business district on Sydney Cove, between Bennelong Point and The Rocks. It is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney.

Circular Quay is made up of walkways, pedestrian malls, parks and restaurants. It hosts a number of ferry quays, bus stops and a train station.

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Copyright: Marcus Mawby
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Taken: 21/01/2012
Geüpload: 21/01/2012
Geüpdatet: 26/03/2015
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Tags: sydney; australia; circular quay; opera house; harbour bridge
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