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Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney NSW, Australia

Introduction of Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge is located in the capital of new south wales Sydney, the bridge connecting the north and south of Sydney port (Sydney Harbour) was once the world's first single-hole arch bridge and remains one of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions in the world.

Sydney Harbour Bridge design began in 1857 and was officially completed on 2 March 1932. The bridge and the Sydney Opera House (Sydney Opera House) are separated from the sea and are connected to the commercial district on the north bank of Sydney Port and the city centre (CBD). Sydney Harbour Bridge looks like a clothes rack, so it's also called a "overcoat bridge"

Sydney Harbour Bridge the total amount of steel used for the whole project is 52800 tons, the number of rivets is 6 million, the maximum weight of rivets is 3.5 kg, the cement is 95000 cubic meters, the bridge tower and pier are 17000 cubic meters of granite,, and the paint for the bridge is 272000 liters. From these figures, we can see the great scale of the iron bridge project, which was rare in the 1930s when it was able to cross the sea. Ten thousand tons of giant wheels can be passed from under the bridge, the bridge deck is 49 meters wide, can pass all kinds of cars, the middle is laid with a double track railway, the sidewalk on both sides is 3 meters wide each. Today's Sydney bridge, the northern end of the bend into a large arc, connected to the north of the highway, the southern end has been extended into Sydney urban area. When night falls, the bridge's steel frame lit up ten thousand lights, far away, colorful, brilliant.

Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House together constitute one of the most well-known scenery, the southeast tower of the bridge has a tower viewing platform for tourists to visit. Visitors can choose to drive across the bridge, or walk slowly to enjoy the scenery on the bridge, but also close contact with the sea, choose to take the ferry from under the bridge. Until 1967, Sydney Harbour Bridge was the tallest building in Sydney city. Sydney the 2000 Olympic Games, its star role, and the annual New Year's Eve fireworks show, make the bridge famous.

Tour fees:

  • Driving through a free car, climbing the bridge varies between A $300 per person depending on time.

Open time:

    All day
Australia - New South Wales
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