Circular Quay

Circular Quay is a harbour, former working port and now international passenger shipping port, public piazza and tourism precinct, heritage area, and transport node located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on the northern edge of the Sydney central business district on Sydney Cove, between Bennelong Point and The Rocks. It is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney.[1]

Circular Quay
Sydney Cove
Circular Quay from the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Part of Port Jackson
Type
Owner Property NSW
Location Sydney central business district, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 33°51′40″S 151°12′40″E
Construction
Construction start 1837
Completion 1844
Other
Known for Sydney New Year's Eve

The Circular Quay area is a popular neighbourhood for tourism and consists of walkways, pedestrian malls, parks and restaurants. It hosts a number of ferry quays, bus stops, and a railway station.[2] Often referred to as the "gateway to Sydney", the precinct has views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House and is a common location for viewing Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks.


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