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The tallest building in Sydney - the Sydney Tower - soars 309 metres into the sky and is a prominent landmark in the city. Designed by the Australian architect Donald Crone, the tower was completed in 1981 and is presently open to the public for sight-seeing....more

Sydney, Australia

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The tallest building in Sydney - the Sydney Tower - soars 309 metres into the sky and is a prominent landmark in the city. Designed by the Australian architect Donald Crone, the tower was completed in 1981 and is presently open to the public for sight-seeing. It features an observatory deck - the Sydney Tower Eye - at the fourth level of the tower. Visitors are given a magnificent 360 degree view of the surrounding city in the distance, at an elevation of over 250 metres above the ground. It can be reached via high-speed lifts that shoot up to the top of the tower within seconds. The tower also offers a number of restaurants, eateries and gift shops that cater specially to tourists. A visit to the Sydney Tower is highly recommended for those sight-seeing around the city.

Ticket Price

Tickets to the observation deck generally cost around $26 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online for a much lower rate and a number of visiting packages are also on offer.

Opening Hour

The Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 2 – 3 hours

Suitable For

 Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children

Must See

The observatory deck

Prayer Facilities

Though designated prayer room facilities at the Sydney Tower might be unavailable, there are a few mosques near the Sydney Tower - Surry Hills Mosque and Redfern Mosque - are located a short distance away and can be reached in a few minutes' drive. Muslim travellers may also enquire for a private area at the Sydney Tower to make use of during prayer times.

Halal Food

A few Halal restaurants near the Sydney Tower are available, located a short walk away. Popular spots include the Zaaffran Restaurant and Aki's Indian Restaurant - both serving an enticing range of Indian cuisine. Though Halal food at the restaurants at the Sydney Tower may not be available, vegetarian food or seafood may be available.

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