See the best of Sydney from our Darling Harbour hotel
The city’s top things to do are just steps from Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney, located in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD). Walk to family-friendly attractions in Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay Wharf, stroll through downtown and picnic in Hyde Park. Well known for world-renowned destinations like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney also offers unique cultural opportunities along the bustling streets of Chinatown or at the beautiful Chinese Garden of Friendship. The Radisson is also just a few blocks east of the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC) and the city’s tallest structure, Sydney Tower. Family Fun
- Darling Quarter (0.2 km)
Darling Quarter features a playground where kids can slide, swing and splash, as well as attractions for adults like a wine bar.
Phone: + 61-2-8267-8200
- The Sydney Tower Eye (1 km)
Standing nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower, Sydney’s tallest structure offers spectacular views of the city and of the coast.
- Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pylon Lookout (2.7 km)
Built in 1932, “The Coat Hanger” is the longest single-span bridge in the world. Experience it through a BridgeClimb or ascend 200 stairs to the top of Pylon Lookout.
Parks and Gardens
- Chinese Garden of Friendship (0.2 km)
Take a tranquil walk down the hidden pathways of this exquisite garden with trickling waterfalls, sparkling lakes, budding plants and a Chinese teahouse.
Phone: + 61-2-9240-8888
- Hyde Park (0.8 km)
Visit Australia’s oldest park and discover historic places like the ANZAC War Memorial, Archibald Fountain, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and the famous Australian Museum.
Phone: + 61-2-9265-9333
- The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney (2.3 km)
Explore the incredible beauty of Australia’s oldest botanic garden at Farm Cove in Sydney Harbour. Stroll through a rose garden, a fernery and much more. The garden is also home to kid-friendly attractions like the Choo Choo Express.
- Chinatown (0.3 km)
Celebrate Chinese culture Down Under when you experience Chinatown’s restaurants, shops and festivals.
Phone: + 61-2-9281-9051
- Darling Harbour (0.5 km)
Fireworks, shops, restaurants, live music, museums—you can find these and more at Darling Harbour. You can also choose a more coastal adventure by climbing aboard a sailboat, water taxi or cruise vessel.
Phone: + 61-2-9240-8500
- Cockle Bay Wharf (0.8 km)
From food and fashion to party venues and nightclubs, Cockle Bay Wharf draws fashionable crowds for the city’s hippest scene.
Phone: + 61-2-9264-4755
- The Rocks Historic District (2.1 km)
Whether you’re browsing The Rocks Markets, Cadman's Cottage or the Aboriginal Art Galleries, you’re sure to find a wealth of entertainment and information in this historic district that dates to the 1800s.
Phone: + 61-2-9240-8500
- ICC Sydney (0.8 km)
Featuring everything from trade shows and exhibitions to musical acts, sports and comedy shows, this modern complex is Australia’s first fully integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment centre.
- Capitol Theatre (1 km)
Escape reality and see your favourite fairy tales and long-time classics take the stage at this historic theatre.
Phone: + 61-2-9320-5000
- Sydney Opera House (2.8 km)
Possibly Sydney’s most famous feature, this iconic opera house features five performance venues, including a concert hall, an opera theatre and three dramatic arts spaces. Concerts and festivals also take place in the outside courtyard area.
Phone: + 61-2-9250-7111
Additional things to do