Hyde Park, Sydney

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Visit the oldest public park in Australia, Hyde Park. From the very early days of the colony, the open area was a top spot for sports such a cricket, rugby, and even organized bare-knuckle fights. Today, it remains an ideal spot for a morning jog or a stroll among fig-lined avenues in the park. The gardens are well-kept and home to approximately 580 trees. There are many monuments to stop and see, such as the Archibald Fountain, the ANZAC War Memorial, an obelisk with Egyptian features, and a monument to Captain James Cook. You can do what the locals like to do, grab a latte, people watch, or read a book on the grass. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Hyde Park and many more Sydney attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sydney day trip website .
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  • Smaller than the Royal Botanical Gardens, but still as very beautiful and well maintained park. Near lots of other things, so don't miss it.  more »
  • The take-away lunch because it is on the right side of the Departement of the lawn and benches at is fashionable. I think not after eating trash quite so hard to do.
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  • Surround by beautiful gardens in the middle of Sydney make it a great place to sit on the grass having lunch surrounded by nature.  more »
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  • Great place to walk or visit with many landscape viewings including the Archibald fountain and a war memorial statue. Definitely worth checking out if you like to go on a jog or run. There are many seats but people are more than welcome to sit on the grass and enjoy the views and the wonderful sunshine.
  • Large relaxing park with plenty of trees, grass, flowers and fountains right in the heart of the Central business district of Sydney. At the southern end of the park is the War Memorial with magnificent stone carvings on the walls and a large shallow pond and fountain at it's front. Well worth a visit.
  • Gorgeous setting right on the middle of the city! The scenery is fantastic. The memorial was educational, and the people were personable. What a spot for a stroll!
  • The iconic park in the center of the city, it is a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle that surrounds it. Many good fountains and water features and public toilets are available complete with baby changing stations. A must see if you are visiting Sydney on holidays.
  • Part of Sydney's lunges. Rest play or simply wander about the park. The green spaces are really well maintained. In summer look out for bats and possums at night. Very safe during the day loads to see and do

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