A string of superlatives comes to mind when speaking of Mosman, quite possibly Sydney's most elegant, most refined, and most regal neighborhood. Mosman's esteem emanates from its manicured storefronts and tidy mansions, but this Lower North Shore neighborhood also nods to nature and history—Taronga Zoo has kept animals for nearly a century and Sydney Harbour National Park boasts striking cliff-faces and once-secretly sustained underground military tunnels.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
On the Map
Mosman is bordered by Cremorne, Seaforth, Balgowlah, and Northbridge
A Sophisticated Village Vibe on the Lower North Shore
Mosman is a up-market Sydney suburb, with the Sydney Harbour on 3 sides. Mosman's shopping centre has a unique village feel... But there is lots of natural bush and wildlife in Mosman, too."
From Sunrise to Sunset: Idyllic Balmoral Beach
Balmoral beach [...] is a favourite with fabulous cafes, boat hire, children's playgrounds and almost year round swimming."
Mosman's Sophisticated Markets and Boutiques
Lavish Homes on the Lower North Shore
Mosman is a beautiful and peaceful area of Sydney, a perfect place to come back to after running around in the city all day."
Visited in 2013
Getting Around: By Land and By Sea
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David Maurice Smith
David Maurice Smith is a Canadian photographer based in Sydney whose work focuses on travel, reportage, and long-term documentary stories. He is drawn to personal stories and is fascinated by the circumstances that are reflected in each of us. He works hard to visually explore and explain the inspiring, tragic, or somewhere in-between… In 2012 David joined Australia's prestigious Photographic Collective, Oculi.