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Things to do in Sydney today

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Barangaroo Reserve, Barangaroo
Photograph: Anna Kucera/Destination NSW
By Time Out editors
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Need a quick fun fix? Take inspiration from our guide to what's on right now and never have a dull day. For an extra kick, sweat it out along these wild walks around Sydney, kick back and bliss out at our favourite Sydney spas, or hit the road toward these top day trips out of the city. Hungry? Find the very best slices of piping-hot pizza in Sydney.

RECOMMENDED: Indigenous-led walks and tours.

Start your day at the trolleys

Bowls of Yum Cha at The Eight
Photograph: Daniel Boud
Restaurants, Chinese

The best yum cha in Sydney

Is there a better way to start the day than a torrent of fluffy pork buns, sea-sweet prawn har gow, chewy siu mai, slippery cheong fun, silken tofu, hearty beef tendon, braised chicken feet, mango pancakes and custard tarts? Absolutely not. Here's our definitive list of the best spots in Sydney to relish this morning ritual.

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