Darling Point, Sydney
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Darling Point is a harbour side suburb located 4 kilometres (2 miles) east of the Sydney central business district in the Australian state of New South Wales. This suburb is part of the local government area of Woollahra Council. Darling Point’s boundaries are the Sydney Harbour, Double Bay, Edgecliff, and Rushcutters Bay. This popular suburb offers desirable, upscale real estate. The area is mostly residential and regarded one of the most prestigious suburbs in the entire country.
Sydney is the financial and economic hub of Australia. It is dependent on the industries of property and business services, retail, manufacturing, and health and community services. Headquartered in Sydney are the Australian Securities Exchange and the Reserve Bank of Australia. There are hundreds of large corporations with office space or other facilities in the city. They include Caltex Australia, the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, Woolworths, Citigroup, UBS Australia, Mizuho Corporate Bank, HSBC Bank Australia, and Deutsche Bank.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The suburb of Darling Point offers McKell Park. This public park is situated at the northern end of Darling Point Road. Its main feature is panoramic views of Sydney Harbour. The park is popular for picnics and weddings. This is also where you catch the Darling Point ferry. Craigend mansion is situated nearby. This Moorish and Art Deco building was constructed in 1935. The mansion includes a pair of doors that were taken from an ancient mosque in Zanzibar. The grounds include a traditional Japanese garden. Once the United States Governments official residence for the Consul General, the home is now privately owned and heritage listed. Dining options in Darling Point include Dei Amici, an Italian restaurant with specialties that include Calamari sautéed with pistachio nuts and deboned spatchcock chicken cooked with lemon and thyme.
The closest major airport to Sydney, Australia is the Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This airport is 13 km (8 miles) from the city centre. Reaching the city centre or other suburbs can be done by suburban rail, bus or car. Sydney’s public transportation system includes commuter rail, bus, ferry, light rail, and a tourist oriented monorail. Darling Point is well served by local roadways and bus service. The Darling Point ferry wharf provides access to the Eastern Suburbs ferry services. Darling Point is also serviced by the nearby railway station at Edgecliff.