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I went for a walk up to the Obelisk to see what the views from there were like. The views are 360 degrees over Newcastle. Would be great for both sunrise and sunset photography.
There are a few picnic tables and an interesting directional marker...More
Bit of a hike up The Hill to the top if on foot for brilliant views of the town. The site of the original windmill in Newcastle the Obelisk was erected by the historical society. Popular with couples enjoying the view with a glass of...More
This attraction seems to be a well kept secret and many Newcastle people I know either don't know it is there, or have never been! The obelisk is a short stair climb from the historic Hill, Christ Church Cathedral, King Edward park and the new...More
If you're in the area, the Obelisk is nice to visit for the views over Newcastle and the history of water sources in Newcastle through the many plaques on the ground.
If you're not nearby, give it miss as you can get the same views...More
This is a large white Obelisk set in a park on "The Hill" next to King Edward Park in Newcastle, NSW. Great views of Newcastle city, the entrance to Newcastle Port, Nobbys, the ocean, and up and down the coast. You can park for free...More
If you have seen one obelisk, you have seen them all, but it is the location that makes The Obelisk in Newcastle special. Being right on top of the hill (I’m not kidding, the suburb is called “The Hill”!), the Obelisk sits in a nice...More