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Archibald Fountain

Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9265 9333
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Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You have to have your photo taken here with the avenue of trees behind that seems to go on forever. Its a stunning photo location.

Thank JJW63
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

This gorgeous fountain in Hyde Park was a gift from the late J.F. Archibald. It was amazing! A musician was playing some music near the fountain, however, everyone had their eyes on the fountain. It is huge and has different statues and fountains. Wow! Fountains...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Taking a walk through Hyde Park and prior to a visit to the Cathedral, I decided to stop here and admire the fountain. Perfect place to take a rest and watch the people go by. Ample bench seating to sit on. Relax and enjoy. Great...More

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

In Hyde Park directly across from the Cathedral. Nice setting. Statuary and water in a lovely garden setting. Plenty of benches. Spend a few minutes and take in the surroundings. You won't be disappointed.

Thank gastronaut_11
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Located across the street from St. Mary's Cathedral. Worth the walk across the street for a stroll around the gardens.

1  Thank nola1961
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Wow, I was a little impressed. I thought it would just be some crappy fountain. But it was a lot bigger than what I thought. I went on a saturday afternoon and there was people all over looking at the fountain. And some lovely guy...More

Thank Samantha F
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Archibald Fountain is a beautifully-executed, florid Edwardian style piece of statuary.It is ideal for taking photos at. You just can't go wrong. The only possible downside would be the throngs of tourists who mill around and who obscure one's view of the fountain as...More

1  Thank Perry B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This fountain is near the end of the park on the St Mary corner. The bronze statues on three sides of the main monument of Apollo providing protection. The three portions contain fantastic bronzes of Diana the huntress, represented here as a symbol of charity;...More

1  Thank ruthandvern
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This fountain smack in the middle of Hyde Park and you will not miss it. There are lots of art pieces which will make you wonder what are their meanings ;P Surrounding the fountain are flower gardens. Great place for photo session but it depend...More

Thank IbrahimRabani
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

A nice big fountain, located in Hyde Park, opposite the Catholic Cathedral. The day is full of people from neighboring offices.

Thank Ogi0
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Nearby
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
...More
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