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Even before the Sydney Olympics in 2000, the place was known to the world to be one of the most breath-taking and most beautiful cities. Taking aside the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, Sydney stands to be enchanting and in the top list of the most-visited sites in the globe.
Standing to be the economic king in the Southern Hemisphere, it is located in the the most beautiful thrones compared to the others.
Looking back at history, it was the landing place of the first British fleet who arrived in the docks in 1788. Crews of convicts, soldiers looking for adventures, and numbers of free citizens dreaming to gamble with life better than what is offered in England. They had no idea how to live a new life in a strange place or how to hunt kangaroos.
Somehow they managed to survive and started the most successful colony in history. It took time to be fully self-sufficient. The first fleet was then followed by a second, a third and more. The throne realized how advantageous it would be to have the country, and freeing it over crowded jail.
The base for exploration was Sydney, it became the port where goods were sent back to England.
World war I marked the significance of Sydney as it claimed to be the biggest and most essential city in the country. Even when the great depression struck the country, Sydney stood unwavering.
Immigrants flock the place after the depression which resulted to having the most number of immigrants in the world.
As the blending of cultures took hold in Sydney, it influenced the society and the city giving birth to the age of artistry in the 50's and 60's. A distinct result of it is the opening of the Sydney Opera House.
As the population grew in size, different cultures were entwined creating a unique mix culture.
In 2000, the place opened to the whole world, grabbing the spotlight when the Olympic games was held in the city. Many were enchanted with it s charms, its luscious weather and earned much respect from the whole world.
There is much to see in Sydney, from its sumptuous food served in the local and ritzy restaurant to its famous hotels and back packet hostels, the eye would never get tired and bored. Indeed it is a great place to be visited and re-visited.