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the great Australian town of sydney

sydney and all its wonders

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i got to sydney on the tenth early in the morning i left the airport after all the hassle. i got a taxi and headed for my hotel when i saw the Regimental Square and decided to take a look so i got out of the cab and took a look. Regimental Square is a memorial located between Wynyard and George St. in the Sydney Central Business District. it was erected to commemorate the campaigns of the Royal Australian Regiment in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. several bronze sculptures of soldiers in action, are attached to a wall of Sydney sandstone, 8 metres long x 1.5 metres high, the Unveiling of the memorial was on the 8 of December 1977. after staring at it for a while i got back in the cab and headed to my hotel to get some sleep and after several hours of sleep i headed to the State Theatre to see the second largest crystal chandelier in the world. The State Theatre in Sydney, New South Wales is a theatre built by the architects Henry Eli White and John Eberson. It opened in 1929 and seats two thousand people, The theatre features such eclectic elements as Gothic, Italian and Art deco design. after seeing the state theatre i headed to the parliament house. the parliament house is one of the oldest public building in the City of Sydney, flanked by two Victorian additions containing the parliamentary chambers. These buildings are linked to a 1970s 12 storey block at the rear, facing onto the Domain. The oldest part of Parliament House was first built as the north wing of the Rum Hospital. the main language is English de facto the population is about 21,885,016 people, the GDP is about US$37,298 per capita.

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