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The Awe-Inspiring Sydney Harbour Bridge

A trip to Sydney would not be complete without taking a moment to soak in the visually awe-inspiring structure of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Famously known as the 'coathanger', the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an iconic landmark that is a central aspect of the city's identity.

With a construction time of six years, the bridge was officially opened in March of 1932 and since then, has been a prominent transport thoroughfare between the north and south harbours.

Make plans to explore the surrounding landscapes of the bridge and experience the glorious atmosphere of the harbour and its captivating views.

Read on to find out more information on one of Australia's much-loved landmarks!

A Snapshot of History

Photos capture moments in history that hold value for the future. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words and the following snapshots obtained from various sources (photos referenced for copyright purposes) illustrate the Sydney Harbour Bridge's time of construction.

Start your Sydney Harbour Bridge journey by checking out the following powerful and inspirational photos.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Photo courtesy of tmp.acp.org.au - Australian Centre of Photography

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Photo courtesy of www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Photo courtesy of engage.haveyoursay.nsw.gov.au

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Photo courtesy of engage.haveyoursay.nsw.gov.au

Inspired to Add a Visit to Your 'Must-See' List?

If you are travelling in the outer regions of Sydney and you are looking to head to the city to engage with the harbour's landscapes, then check out Google Maps below.

To get a comprehensive travel itinerary with the best route, travel distances, and times, click on 'View Larger Map' to utilise the 'Get Directions' feature of Google Maps.

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Experience More With the Pylon Lookout

Treat your visual senses with a climb of the south-east pylon with the result being a visit to the Pylon Lookout. This trip will provide you the chance to engage in the scenery of the Sydney Opera House as well as the glorious active harbour landscape.

The journey will also offer you the chance to delve into the history of the bridge with the Pylon Lookout Museum presenting a wealth of information, displays, and exhibits.

Access to the Pylon Lookout can be made via George Street and Macquarie Street. For more information visit BridgeClimb.

Travel to New Heights with BridgeClimb

Love to travel to new heights? If so, take the journey with BridgeClimb and embrace the captivating and breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Soak in the atmosphere and the impressive scenery as you take your Sydney Harbour Bridge adventure to new heights of approximately 134 metres.

Whether you want to see the views in full daylight, at dawn, dusk, or twilight, your climb will embrace a visual display of an active world beneath you.

Check out the BridgeClimb website and discover the options available for making your memorable adventure.

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