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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 3 days ago

I'ts well worth a walk through the Rocks area to reach this fabulous view of the Harbour Bridge. Close to the Sydney Observatory as the name suggests.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jemGoldCoastOz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many see Sydney Harbour from this side - but its a great place to see the harbour, look at the bridge, observe the cruise boats if they are in... and generally to be in a beautiful quiet place in the middle of Sydney. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OzKK
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Beautiful views, good grounds for a special event. We attended a wedding here and the photos are amazing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AILSA S
Reviewed 29 November 2018

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
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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
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