The iconic land mark of Australia , This wonder of steel stands above the Sydney Harbour and takes credit for being the world’s largest steel bridge. It is named as one of Australia’s most photographed land marks by tourists. One cannot miss this marvel when visiting Sydney.
It is not difficult to find accommodation in this busy city with many options being available to one. Many tourists have diverged from the traditional accommodation choices such as hotels and motels and are now seeking serviced apartments.Sydney has an excellent choice of such apartments among which a noteworthy one would be, Oaks Goldsbrough Apartments, located in the hub in the Darling Harbour, its location enables the tourists and the business traveler alike reach many key points in the city.
Looking back at the history of the Harbour Bridge the bridges construction began in 1924 and took six years to complete.. The Proposal to connect the Northern and Southern shores of the harbour was put forward in 1815. The bridge is considered as a main artery feeding traffic in and out of the city of Sydney. Operating on a toll basis there are eight lanes for traffic and two rail tracks in both directions.
Climbing the Bridge has been a popular tourist activity and allows one to enjoy spectacular views of the city. There are different packages on offer to those wanting to the climb which in itself is not a easy task but would be one that tourist should not miss to attempt.
Some interesting facts about the bridge are that this is the tallest steel arch bridge in the world with an arch as high as 134 m , however the arch rises and falls by approximately 180mm due to variation in the temperature.
Other attraction around the bridge would be the Darling harbour of course , the Sydney Opera House , Taronga zoo and The Rocks among many others.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world.