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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely street, where you can take a lovely stroll from Hyde park, towards the Opera house. The buildings along the street are truly lovely (excluding the ones nearer to the Opera house itself).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Named after Governor Macquarie, this street is crammed full of charming and elegant historical buildings: Government House; Conservatoire; Library; Parliament House; Royal Mint; Hospital (check out the ‘Good Luck’ Wild Boar Fountain; and Hyde Park Barracks Museum; ; plus various stately residences and commercial premises....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

One of Sydney's few streets that has kept its architectural integrity and history; so many buildings of style and elegance. Borders the beauty of the gardens on one side and the dynamic elements of a modern CBD on the other. Runs from Hyde Park at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Named after Lachlan Macquarie, one of Sydney’s most spectacular and essential street is running from the Opera House till the Queen's square. Both sides from the beginning to the end, famous buildings are decorating your route. Starting with the above mentioned Opera House, and finishing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely street to take a leisurely stroll. The architecture is very well preserved. Lots of historic and government buildings. Parliament, library, Supreme Court to name a few. Botanical gardens are also adjacent. Great way to spend a morning or afternoon just walking along a Sydney...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Lovely historic street from the Botanic Garden to Saint Mary's cathedral. Many historical building from the XIX and XX centuries. They include the Sydney hospital, the parliament, the mint, the library, St. James church, and many elegant residential and business building with fantastic architecture. This...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

The road is very wide with lot of historic buildings like Sydney Hospital and Parliament House of NSW. Not too crowded to walk -good stroll to the Opera house

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Cheers142
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Stayed on a hotel on Macquarie Street. Lovely boulevard with many trees, cafes, library, sculptures, with botanical gardens at one end and a lovely square at the other.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RBFToronto
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Macquarie Street is full of historic and stately buildings like the state library and parliament house. A stroll from the opera house to city centre is very enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

It was a long day but for some reason I had trouble sleeping. It was Friday night and my flight back is next evening so I walked from my hotel in George Street to Circular Quay where I just sat to soak the ambience. It...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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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
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