Sydney has a unique charm and a glorious past. The heritage sites of the destination narrate an interesting history and add to its aura. When in Sydney, you would never run out of amazing historical attractions to visit. You can walk or cycle through the streets of Sydney and gain an insight into the destination’s rich architectural heritage. The city is full of beautiful examples of Victorian-era architecture. Read on to know about a few such attractions that make Sydney a beguiling destination for history buffs.

Anzac War Memorial

One of the landmarks in Hyde Park, Anzac War Memorial is an amazing amalgam of sculptures and architecture. You can stroll through the park and stop at this monument to admire the architecture of the building and the perfection of its granite figures. These statues denote the tragic loss of Australia’s youngsters during World War I and subsequent conflicts. With the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day, the memorial is open every day from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The tickets for Anzac War Memorial can be conveniently booked online.

Central Railway Station

The largest and the busiest railway station of New South Wales, Central Railway Station is a landmark building on the southern edge of the city. The prominence of this transport hub is simply admirable. The most striking part of Sydney’s Central Station is the 75 metre tall (246 ft) clock tower, situated at the northwestern corner of the building. The sandstone building in gothic revival style is just too spectacular to be missed. You would love to spend your time exploring this historical landmark while waiting for your train.

Old Darlinghurst Gaol

The Old Darlinghurst Gaol was built to fix the worsening prison conditions in Sydney during the 1820s. The premises of this gaol feature six radial wings centred on a circular chapel. The entrance of the Old Darlinghurst Gaol now serves as the entrance to the National Art School of today. You will be stunned by the tremendous stone walls stretching along its eastern side. Also in the complex is the Cell Block Theatre that has served primarily as a venue for the Art School’s formal gatherings. Since the 1980s, it is also being used as an exhibition space for the works of students. This masterpiece is a must-visit attraction in Sydney.

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