With its long arch rising 134 m (440 ft) above the glimmering blue waters of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge stands as the world's tallest steel-arch bridge. Nicknamed "The Coathanger" by locals, the bridge itself forms an impressive site with a giant steel arch extending from one massive granite-faced pylon to another. It connects downtown Sydney to the North Shore for cars, trains, bicycles, and pedestrians. When you cross it, you'll be rewarded with outstanding views of the Sydney skyline and Sydney Opera House. You can walk across the bridge for free or take the Bridge Climb to the top of the arch if you're feeling adventurous. Work out when and for how long to visit Sydney Harbour Bridge and other Sydney attractions using our handy Sydney road trip tool .
Sydney Harbour Bridge Reviews
It is a wonderful structure made out of steel. You can see the harbor 360 degree view. You we didn’t climb to it but you can see very clearly from opera house. more »
Impressive from any vantage point of the harbour. Complimented by all the surrounding Sydney landmarks. A knockout on New Years Eve. more »
One of the best views in Sydney. If you love taking pictures, this is one of the best places to get some amazing pics. An amazing view of the opera house, cruises and boats cruising below - can take great pics of the blue water with boats below giving an impression of taking pics with a drone. Best time to visit- early morning or late evenings. The place is calm, always a relaxing feel to walk across the bridge. It’s a must see as its one of the iconic prides of Sydney.
How could you not love this engineering marvel. So mesmerizing and beautiful. The walk to the top was mind blowing. I'd highly recommend booking in a trip to the top. It might just be the best time of your life.
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