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Observatory Hill

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Watsons Road | Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pleasant and easy stroll across Observatory Hill from the Rocks towards the Barangaroo precinct and on to Darling Harbour or the city, with some charming historical buildings. As the highest point around there are some pleasant views. Perhaps not worth making a special...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Awesome wedding last week, great weather for August. The view from Observatory Hill is spectacular and there are 3 or 4 pubs close by offering great food and drinks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We walked to the top of Observatory Hill and had a view of Sydney Harbor Bridge. It is worth the little hike up the hill for the view.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chasetravelers
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It is a nice experience and you are on top of Sydney, near The Rocks, the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank massimo f
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Observatory Hill Park is a fantastic vantage point in the middle of the city. We were walking from the nearby Wynyard Station to the Clyde Bank and on the way, passing this unique place. From here you can enjoy the best panoramic view of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 19 June 2018

See the Harbour Bridge from the western side for a great photo opportunity. Make sure you are there to see the Observatory staff drop a time ball at 1pm.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FridayOnMyMindSydney
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Today Observatory Hill is a popular place for tourists and locals to enjoy views of the harbour and Harbour Bridge. But earlier it was the place of first windmill in the colony and Fort Filip after which remains we can see now also. Besides there...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Lovely setting with a great view across the bridge and the harbour. Well laid our grounds and a relaxing place to go and relax for a while.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 8 May 2018

For the best views of the Harbour Bridge, this is the spot! There are no directions to get there from The Rocks which is a pity as many visitors would not know how to get there or even that it exists. The space is under...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Aussie_Travel_Writer
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Nice place to watch the sun go down, excellent view of the Harbour Bridge and North Sydney, great photo location. Was worth the walk up the hill, take a picnic or a light snack and a friend. Great spot for tourists too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Q1135GJab
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