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Best things to do in Oceania

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Concert Hall
“An icon for all who travel to Sydney from all other states and from all over the world.”
600 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Art lovers or hunters of interesting things will like this place. Apart from the exhibitions on-going at any particular time, the NGV has a great collection of free exhibits on display well worth the walkover. From fashion icons such as Alexander McQueen to old masters from the 1700, the NGV's free expo will have something to feed the mind as well as charm the eyes. Wear walking shoes and allow at least an afternoon. ”
458 locals recommend
Park
“Great district of museums, swimming lagoon, views of the city and Brisbane river, walks around the Brisbane river, restaurants and bars.”
440 locals recommend
Field
“The Botanical Gardens are a beautiful place to take a walk in nature, have a picnic, or just lay on the grass in the sun. It's a very large park with a variety of different areas to see with different plants from all around the world.”
526 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Everything you could possibly need to buy in one sprawling shopping centre!”
454 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“One of the most beautiful gardens in Sydney. Take a picnic or grab lunch at the cafe and take in the incredibly beautiful Sydney Harbour. Walk on to the Sydney Opera House.”
376 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great spot to hangout with family, your partner or mates. Awesome music playing throughout. The sunset view and the infinity pool was is priceless.”
306 locals recommend
Park
“Spring has sprung and our landscape is blooming! Make sure you visit Kings Park in September - there's a month-long celebration of Springtime and activities galore.”
383 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Brisbane's modern art museum hosting large scale exhibitions of well known and emerging artists. A beautifully designed space and a must visit in Brisbane.”
241 locals recommend
Cricket Ground
“Known as "The G" - the largest sporting stadium in Australia- tours available ”
321 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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“Big shopping mall with all popular high street and luxury brands. It has an excellent range of food outlets and a movie theatre.”
457 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is the biggest Mall in Metro Manila where you can find restaurants, shops, entertainments and more.”
202 locals recommend
Art Gallery
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“Check what's on at the Art Gallery of NSW. This beautiful building always offers multiple exhibits to suit every age group and cultural interest. It also houses a top notch restaurant and more casual cafe.”
321 locals recommend
Hot Spring
“Outdoor natural thermal water spa. You can book a hike & hot springs day trip with Hike & Seek. Perfect day of sightseeing and relaxation.”
293 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“Spellbinding at sunset, this 16th century Hindu temple is built atop an outcrop of rock, a stronghold amidst crashing waves. Tanah Lot, only 20 km northwest of Kuta, is an ancient shrine to the sea; it is one of the seven sea temples all within eyesight of each other that create a chain along the Balinese southwestern coastline. Most times, especially sunset, Tanah Lot can be overrun with tourists, but the view is well worth navigating the throngs of visitors and maze of souvenir market stalls from the parking area to the ornately sculpted temple gate. For a more culturally immersive experience, head to Tanah Lot if you’re in Bali around the time for the Tanah Lot piodalan, the anniversary ceremony. The piodalan falls on the wednesday after kuningan at the end of Galungan holiday in Bali. Local worshipers and even pilgrims from other parts of Indonesia come to pray and serve offerings at the temple, and the vibrant colors and rituals are truly a sight to behold. Non-Balinese are not allowed to enter the temple, so soak up the sights from the rocky shore. At low tide, a sandy beach is revealed and provides passage to the temple. Otherwise, the temple sits like a lonely little island when the high tide comes washing in. The temple is a religious site, so remember to wear clothing that covers up your knees and shoulders. Entrance fees are at IDR60,000 for adults and IDR30,000 for children, while parking for cars/motorbikes are at IDR5,000/2000.”
252 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“Uluwatu Temple (Balinese: Pura (Luhur) Uluwatu) is a Balinese Hindu sea temple (Pura Segara) located in Uluwatu (South Kuta, Badung). The temple is regarded as one of the sad kahyangan and is dedicated to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in his manifestation as Rudra. The temple (pura in Balinese) is built at the edge (ulu) of a 70-meter-high (230 ft) cliff or rock (watu) projecting into the sea.[2][unreliable source] In folklore, this rock is said to be part of Dewi Danu's petrified barque. Though a small temple was claimed to have existed earlier, the structure was significantly expanded by a Javanese sage, Empu Kuturan in the 11th Century. Another sage from East Java, Dang Hyang Nirartha is credited for constructing the padmasana shrines and it is said that he attained moksha here, an event called ngeluhur ("to go up") locally. This has resulted in the temple's epithet Luhur. The temple is inhabited by monkeys, who are notorious for snatching visitors' belongings. They can usually be persuaded into trading the items for fruit, although this only encourages them to steal more. Scientist and experts on primate behavior have conducted studies on the Macaque monkeys in the area and have collected data suggesting that they learn bartering behavior. This trade is passed down to the young offspring. New groups of Macaque monkeys introduced into the area quickly adapt and learn the new skill from the locals.”
246 locals recommend