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“Scale the Harbour Bridge with Bridge Climb Sydney. I’m terrified of heights but I loved it.” —@jenafox
“Quay Restaurant (Overseas Passenger Terminal, level 3, Hickson Rd.; $$$$) at Circular Quay has the most beautiful menu. Get the guava snow egg for dessert!” —@plasticdiaries
“The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has free entry for the permanent collection.” —Iwan D. Diran, via Facebook
“Palmer & Co. (Abercrombie Lane) is a fabulous speakeasy-style bar—and the staff dress like it’s 1930.” —@wordsbykerrie
“The historic boutique Russell Hotel (143A George St.; $$), in the Rocks, is a little gem.” —@rhum88
“Take a walk through the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, for stunning views.” —@peteraforeman