Best Sights of Australia, Travel Guide (with Map & Photos)

Located between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, Australia is the largest island in the world or the smallest continent. Australia is roughly the size of Brazil or the United States, but with a population of about 22 million, Australia has one of the lowest population densities on earth. From tropical rainforests in the north to desert outback in the vast hinterland, Australia's landscapes are among the most diverse on earth. About 80 percent of the flora and fauna of the country are relics, they are not found anywhere else in the world.

Sydney, rightfully recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is the most cosmopolitan, funniest and most beautiful city in the country.

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Every tourist arriving on the continent does not disregard at least three main attractions of the region. The first is, of course, the Great Barrier Reef, the second is the mysterious Uluru rock, with which hundreds of legends and mystical stories are associated, the third is the amazing city of Sydney with the Sydney Opera House. But in Australia there are jungles, ancient cities, huge deserts, thousands of beaches, as well as a unique flora and fauna, many of which are fraught with mortal danger to humans. Tourist Great Ocean Road runs along a group of limestone rocks "growing" directly from the ocean, which is called the Twelve Apostles.

Melbourne was founded in 1835 and within 30 years it became the largest city in Australia. It is often referred to as the "cultural capital of the Southern Hemisphere". Most tourists who come to Melbourne primarily seek to see the famous resort neighborhoods - Phillip Island with its amazing "Penguin Parade", one of the symbols of Australia - the "Great Ocean Road and the picturesque weathered shores in the southwest of Victoria, as well as the beautiful Port Campbell National Park, which is famous for its amazing collection of limestone "sculptures", including the famous "Twelve Apostles", "London Bridge" and Loch Ard Gorge. Lorne . It is also recommended to visit the old town of gold diggers - Sovereign Hill near Ballarat. In this "open-air museum" you can see Australia of the "gold rush" era. A very attractive excursion to the Dandenong mountains, located 50 km. from Melbourne, where you can ride through a dense forest with a huge variety of Australian and imported flora on the vintage train "Puffing Billy" ("Puffing Billy")