Most Popular Sydney’s Art Galleries, Sydney

Sydney is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the cultural center of Australia, so it is no wonder that so many talented people are inspired by this wonderful place. The city boasts more than 70 art galleries which reveal Australia's history, culture, and development. Take this walking tour to visit Sydney’s most popular art galleries.
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Most Popular Sydney’s Art Galleries Map

Guide Name: Most Popular Sydney’s Art Galleries
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney (See other walking tours in Sydney)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: nataly
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Soho Galleries

1) Soho Galleries

The Soho Galleries are situated a few steps away from the famous Hyde Park in Sydney. For 15 years these galleries have held permanent exhibitions of innovative contemporary art. Throughout these years the Soho Galleries have encouraged the creativity of talented artists and promoted them worldwide. Today you can enjoy these exciting, dramatic, and provocative works from a wide range of young Australian painters, sculptors and photographers.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 12-6pm
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United Galleries

2) United Galleries

United Galleries is one of Australia’s best galleries, and the only one that provides full collecting services. The philosophy of the gallery’s owners is to help the art collector on a personal level as much as possible. The artists whose works are exhibited in United Galleries range from worldwide-acclaimed veterans to talented young artists.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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TAP Gallery

3) TAP Gallery

The TAP Gallery is one of the most acclaimed galleries in Sydney. For the last 19 years, this artist-run gallery has been instrumental in launching the careers of many of Australia's foremost artists, exhibiting their works in the early stages of those careers. Many young, talented, and soon-to-be-famous artists are exhibited in this facility, named the "2008 Best Art Gallery in Sydney" for artworks under $5000.

Hours: 12-6pm daily
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Outré Gallery

4) Outré Gallery

Outré Gallery is an unforgettable experience that shouldn't be missed. Here you’ll see works of art that will shock you, but that is the goal of this gallery: to amaze people and to present another type of art. It is in no way better or worse than traditional art; it is simply DIFFERENT. In addition, you can find here the best hard-to-find books and magazines. If you are fond of alternative art, then this is the perfect place for you.
Hours: Monday-Friday 10:30 am – 5:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 pm
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Ann Snell Gallery

5) Ann Snell Gallery

The Ann Snell Gallery is situated in the beautiful region of Surry Hills in Sydney. The gallery was founded in 2003 and exhibits only paintings and sculptures personally selected by Ann Snell. For the very best in Modern Aboriginal Art, from artists both renowned and emerging, come see what this explorer of indigenous life and art has found to share with you.
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Ray Hughes Gallery

6) Ray Hughes Gallery

The Ray Hughes Gallery was founded in 1969, and in 1988 moved to its present address in Surry Hills. This gallery holds exhibitions of contemporary Australian artists, as well as painters from other countries, such as China, New Zealand, and Germany.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Walking Tours in Sydney, Australia

Create Your Own Walk in Sydney

Create Your Own Walk in Sydney

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sydney is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo

Opening in 1916 in Mosman, the Taronga Zoo is one of the main attractions of Sydney. On the 21 hectares housing Sydney’s city zoo you can see birds and animals that live only on the Australian continent, such as the koala, emu, red kangaroo and many others. In addition, you can see more than 2600 animals from all over the world, including quite a few threatened and endangered species. The following self-guided walking tour will lead you to the most interesting inhabitants of the Taronga Zoo.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Landmarks Walking Tour in Sydney

Landmarks Walking Tour in Sydney

This Landmarks Walking Tour will guide you through Sydney's historical and cultural landmarks. You will have the opportunity to see some of the most important and notorious places in Sydney, and get a glimpse into the city’s extensive history and cultural life.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Best Shopping Spots in Sydney

Best Shopping Spots in Sydney

Sydney is not only the capital of New South Wales but is also the continent’s most attractive shopping center. The city features a wide variety of stores, markets, and specialty shops. This is a list of shopping spots and areas that are popular among tourists as well as Sydneysiders.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
City Orientation Walking Tour I

City Orientation Walking Tour I

Australia's largest metropolis and capital of New South Wales, Sydney is deservedly reputed as one of the most cosmopolitan and multicultural destinations on Earth. The unique character of Sydney adds much to its appeal, as you will certainly discover yourself while taking this self-guided walk around the most popular and prominent attractions of Sydney.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 km
Places of Worship in Sydney

Places of Worship in Sydney

Churches in Sydney are vivid examples of buildings with both historical and architectural value. Some of them, like St Mary’s Cathedral, have become iconic symbols of Sydney. So if you are interested in places of spirituality from either an architectural or historical standpoint, this self-guided tour will take you to the most important of Sydney’s places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Walking Tour on Sydney’s East Shore

Walking Tour on Sydney’s East Shore

Sydney’s East Shore is the most picturesque part of Sydney. In this area you can enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world: Bondi Beach. Also this area has a great historical value for the Aboriginal people and the entire nation of Australia. Take the following tour to discover the most popular and prominent attractions in Sydney’s "most beautiful" area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km

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Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Sydney, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.