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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

Thank stinkwink
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

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

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

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.

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.

Thank Leon L
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

Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Went for a run from Hyde park to the botanical garden running down Macquarie street. With all its museums and parks, really worth while just strolling down up to Macquaries chair and take in the splendid views of opera house and bridge and the boating...More

Thank Jannas007
Reviewed 21 November 2017

It still has a sense of history with some beautiful old buildings of architectural and historical interest - not quite CBD - it borders the city and the gardens so it has a wonderful aspect.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 16 November 2017

came across this historical name from Sydney's past. On my city tour, our guide said the one name of almost anything in Sydney would probably be Macquarie...street, point, cove, park, gardens....A look at the past in all the unique architecture of the buildings around here....More

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