We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Beautiful architecture!

A mix of old and modern architecture. Be sure to visit the Quadrangle, which is reminiscent of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
springautumn
,
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Magnificent Architecture!

I been to the university to meet an old student of mine. To my surprise.... The university is... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Anil T
Read all 120 reviews
220
All photos (220)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
12°
Oct
22°
14°
Nov
23°
16°
Dec
Contact
University of Sydney, 2006, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
Website
+61 2 9351 2222
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sydney
from US$ 93.50
More Info
from US$ 36.20
More Info
from US$ 29.00
More Info
from US$ 79.00
More Info
Reviews (120)
Filter reviews
67 results
Traveller rating
42
20
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
42
20
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews harry potter beautiful campus gothic architecture great city location covers a large area lovely park public transport fish market easy walk sandstone carillon study institutions recital museum tourists academic
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 67 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A mix of old and modern architecture. Be sure to visit the Quadrangle, which is reminiscent of the University of Oxford. The Faculty of Law nearby stuns with its modern architecture.

Thank springautumn
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I been to the university to meet an old student of mine. To my surprise.... The university is beautiful. Probably it is Australia's best (or in top 3) university and campus. Very high standard of instruction and strong caliber of students. Interesting and eclectic architecture,...More

Thank Anil T
Reviewed 1 February 2018

While we were walking on the campus of the University of Sydney, we met lots of students. However, there should be more of them. I found out that students have 6 weeks off from December to mid January. I still enjoyed my walk. There were...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Sydney is Australia's first university. The architecture of the original buildings is beautiful, however, as it has expanded over time, newer buildings have changed its appearance somewhat. It was built in the mid-19th century, so its Australia's oldest tertiary institution. It's one of the world's...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We are very lucky we are staying in a house sit probably no more 200 metres away. We regularly walk the dog through the grounds and we have walked through the grounds whilst walking into sydney.. The main building is absolutely fabulous. Whilst I don't...More

Thank bearone
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I find the information in Tripadvisor and go there with my friend. It's really amazing university I've been. The architecture are very great, history combline with modern. Must go in Sydney.

Thank Mike_Amornsin
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I decided to do a masters degree after many years since I have done my MBA. I am very impressed with the whole experience with the University of Sydney. Since the enquiries about the course up to the extra workshops to help you succeed in...More

Thank Flavia M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Came here to explore the long heard Harry Potter building. The university is open to public hence expect to see tourists all around. Some great spots for pictures too.

Thank PinkyJane88
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I've been there with my friend, very nice place in SYD. It's in the city can walk from central station.

Thank Mont A
Reviewed 16 July 2017

It is not everyday that you see such architecture with a long history. It gives a little of Harry Potter. Nice green grass, great place to chill out

Thank cweitat
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 188 nearby hotels
Royal Hotel
12 reviews
.38 km away
Newtown Space
69 reviews
.42 km away
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Chippendale
692 reviews
.45 km away
Ryals Hotel - Broadway
73 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,793 nearby restaurants
Rubyos
155 reviews
.49 km away
Twenty 8 Acres
301 reviews
.47 km away
Three Queens on King
30 reviews
.43 km away
Rocket Boy
13 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,770 nearby attractions
Glebe Markets
70 reviews
.65 km away
Carriageworks
50 reviews
.51 km away
Broadway Sydney
38 reviews
.71 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
khimms
20 December 2017|
Answer
Response from Mike_Amornsin | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sure the university is public open even on weekend. However, this is universiy so we just respect.
0
Votes
Google Translation
Julie S
27 January 2017|
Answer
Response from AFAK25 | Reviewed this property |
The Main Quad is open for public at no charge. Nicholson Museum is open for public too but other halls e.g. the Great Hall AFAIK is only open during certain events like graduation ceremonies. You have plenty of options to... More
0
Votes
frencel h
23 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from AFAK25 | Reviewed this property |
By default anybody who visits the University of Sydney would actually go to the Main Quad and I assume you this is your actual destination. The Main Quad building is open to public during the day including weekends. However... More
1
Vote