1. Sydney Harbour is a little nicer than Melbourne's. Leopatrizi / Getty Images, Entropyworkshop / Getty Images It isn’t a shipping port, for one. 2. And you can have a lovely walk around it. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Unbeatable. 3. Or a sail, if that’s more your thing. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Even though the majority of us can afford a stand up paddle board, at most. 4. And what's better than catching a ferry in Sydney? View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Nothing. That's the answer, nothing is better. 5. There is a tonne of sports teams that you can follow. Matt King / Getty Images, Ryan Pierse / Getty Images, Robert Cianflone / Getty Images They have heaps in Melbourne, to be fair, but if you don't like AFL, too bad, so sad. 6. And you’re in luck if you like rugby. Cameron Spencer / Getty Images Does Melbourne have a State of Origin? That's what I thought. 7. Public transport is extra slow, so it gives you more time to enjoy the city! Mark Kolbe / Getty Images Just kidding. That’s not a thing. But is Melbourne’s public transport any better? Actually, yeah it might be, whoops. 8. Melbourne isn't the only city with a light rail...well, almost. Ryan Pierse / Getty Images When Sydney’s light rail is done in 2400 it’s going to be so great. 9. We have this iconic building: View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com There's nothing quite like it. 10. We have this thing called the Sydney Mardi Gras. Brendon Thorne / Getty Images Maybe you've heard of it? 11. At VIVID they put crazy lights pretty much everything and we are here for it. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Basically at VIVID they put crazy lights on everything. 12. And the City2Surf. Peter Parks / AFP / Getty Images I have not attempted it, but I do enjoy having breakfast at a cafe while they run by. 13. There's no better way to celebrate Christmas than by going to Carols in the Domain. Cole Bennetts / Getty Images It's what Jesus would have wanted. 14. And on New Year’s Eve, where would you rather see fireworks? Coming off some building in Melbourne, or along Sydney’s beautiful harbour? Vince Caligiuri / Getty Images, Scott Barbour / Getty Images Pretty easy decision, imo. 15. Sydney had the most recent Olympics in 2000, so that's pretty cool. Greg Wood / AFP / Getty Images Best Australian Olympics ever. 16. Sydney's beaches are world class, whereas Melbourne’s are kinda bleak. Ruglig / Getty Images No offense, it's just facts. 17. For example, Bondi Beach is an absolute icon. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com You might even end up on Bondi Rescue if you’re bad enough at swimming! 18. Or hidden treasures like Avalon Beach. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Just imagine relaxing and reading a book here. 19. And this is what a beach experience in Melbourne is like: Sean Garnsworthy / Getty Images Yeah, nah. 20. Also, Sydney just has better weather... Asmithers / Getty Images Surely you're convinced by now. 21. ...which means you can spend more time at Wet'n'Wild. Brett Hemmings / Getty Images How many more points must I make to persuade you? 22. You're also a lot closer to nature, with national parks directly north and south of Sydney. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Sydney=hikes. Melbourne=yikes. 23. And the Blue Mountains just to the west. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED? 24. No one in Sydney is going to talk to you about how "liveable" Melbourne is. Antonioguillem / Getty Images Five years in a row, apparently. 25. Oh, and we actually have a railway link to our airport. Leelakajonkij / Getty Images And you call yourself a modern city, Melbourne! 26. Sydney is *slightly* closer to the rest of the world, so it’s faster to get places! Zetter / Getty Images A small win for Sydney, I'll admit. 27. Not to mention, we have the best Portuguese chicken in Australia. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Melbourne has got nothing on Ogalos. 28. Sydney's zoo is right on the harbour. Johncarnemolla / Getty Images You and the animals can enjoy a view while you hang out. 29. Melbourne may have fancy art galleries and cool street art, but Sydney has the Archibald Prize. Sourabhj / Getty Images Leave the important stuff to Sydney. 30. The last three prime ministers of Australia are from Sydney. Carl Court / Getty Images Actually wait, that might be a point for Melbourne. 31. Home and Away is filmed in Sydney. The BEST Aussie television soap. Wavesofthevoid / Getty Images Neighbours? More like NeighBORED.