Sydney is the oldest, largest and most vibrant city in Australia that has gained recognition for its beauty and great environment making it one of the most livable cities in the world. Its location along the southeast coast of Tasman Sea has earned it the nickname Harbour City. The weather in Sydney is envied by many countries because its summers and winters are mild. There are traces that showed Sydney being inhabited by the Australian Aborigines for over 30,000 years but it was officially established by Arthur Phillip in 1778. The most famous annual event in the city is the Sydney Festival which features the works of highly-acclaimed international artists. The most iconic sites in this cosmopolitan city are the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. The most touristic area in Sydney is the Darling Harbour which features many attractions including the Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Wildlife World, Australian National Maritime Museum and the Pyrmont Bridge. Sports is pretty popular in Sydney and this place even hosted the Olympics in 2000. It was held at the Sydney Olympic Park which now features many recreational facilities and events including The Royal Easter Show and The Big Day Out. Other popular attractions in Sydney include the Luna Park, Sydney Tower, Royal Botanic Gardens and Bondi Beach. Fun activities in the city ranges from harbor and river cruises to whale watching and surfing. The best way to get around Sydney is by walking since most of the important destinations are within close distance.