Welcome this Chinese New Year in Sydney, as the city is organizing grand Spring Festival celebrations for the Lunar New Year 2017.
A glimpse into Sydney
Sydney is located in New South Wales. The city is state capital of New South Wales. It is the most populous city of Australia and Oceania. The city of Sydney surrounds one of the largest natural harbors in world. Sydney is surrounded on east by the coastal basin of Tasman Sea, on west by Blue Mountains, on north by Hawkesbury River and on South by Woronora Plateau. Major geographical features of Sydney include Cumberland Plains and Hornsby Plateau.
The city experiences a humid subtropical climate which is characterized by warm to hot summers and cool winters. High rainfall occurs throughout the year. Sydney has a rich culture in Science and arts. History of Sydney as well as Australia is preserved in many museums cross Sydney. Largest population living in Sydney is catholic. Sydney arranges many festivals around the year. Some of the festivals in Sydney include Big Day Out, Sydney Film Festival, Tropfest and Vivid Sydney.
Sydney attracts a large number of tourists due to many eye catching places as well as a lot of entertainment in city. Some of the most important point of interests in Sydney are Port Jackson, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, Darling Harbor, Bondi Beach, Manly Beach, The Rocks, Taronga Zoo, Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, Sydney Tower, Queen Victoria Building, Wild Life Sydney, Australian National Maritime Museum, Luna Park Sydney, Powerhouse Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and Chinese Garden of Friendship.
CNY parties and celebrations
Chinese festivities are celebrated in whole city, as the entire city creates a magic with lion dances, family meal and festivities, fireworks, family gatherings and visiting friends and relatives.
Sydney Harbor will be lightened with ambiance by Lantern of Terracotta Warriors. The event is celebrated on Dawes Point. Huge lanterns made from Terracotta depict men, women and children. These lanterns are illuminated at Hickson Road Reserve. This is a must watch event. These lanterns are made up of fabrics and wires and are decorated like traditional Chinese attires.
Many restaurants in the city offer a wide variety of celebrations. Chinese, Thai, Malaysian and Indonesian cuisines are served at low prices in major restaurants. Chinatown, Thaitown and Koreatown celebrate the event with delicious dishes. Many special foods and cuisines are offered in these places.
Sydney Town Hall offers the Chinese New Year celebrations with qualities of sheep in parade which will proceed from Sydney Town Hall to Darling Harbor Side. This parade ends with a display of magnificent fireworks at the Cockle Bay. Light projections will also form magical patterns in Sydney Town Hall.
Accommodations on CNY
Sydney accommodates tourists in many resorts and hotels. Some of the best and easily affordable hotels include ADGE Apartment Hotel, Meriton Serviced Apartments Campbell Street, Park Hyatt Sydney, Meriton Serviced Apartments World Tower, 1888 Hotel, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbor, Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney and Meriton Serviced Apartments Kent Street.