The Domain, Sydney

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Wide open and verdant, The Domain serves as a green oasis amid the urban sprawl that is contemporary Sydney. Enveloping the Royal Botanic Gardens, the park also served as a cricket ground, as well as a location for military and ceremonial events and political gatherings. The Domain provides evocative views of the Sydney skyline, and also marks the spot where Queen Elizabeth II first set foot in Australia. Plan to visit The Domain during your Sydney vacation using our convenient Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • August 12, 2017
    A very large park in the city center. It starts near the Art Gallery of NSW and covers many acres. There are so many beautiful trees, lawns where to picnic or stretch out in the Sun, benches to rest. Inside it unravels the lovely promenade which goes from the Botanic Gardens to the Opera House.
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  • July 31, 2017
    We went for a walk by the Archibald fountain on the domain to the Opera. During good weather, we had, this was a very enjoyable walk. The domain is a beautiful park where you can make a picnic as well. A couple of beautiful statues and monuments are located in the Park.
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  • May 7, 2017
    This park is the site where Mrs. Macquarie's Chair is located; the chair was carved into rock by convicts so she could sit and look at ships arriving from her homeland of England. There are lovely vie...  more »
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  • September 8, 2017
    This is a great space with a wide selection in their permanent collection. They get good temporary exhibits, but it is quite expensive and with only one late night opening, difficult to get to if you work, unless you come in on the weekend. If you are worried about crowds, I've never experienced too many people being in the museum, but I've only been during the week.
  • September 19, 2017
    What a joy to walk through. Well used by office workers for lunchtime sports and just soaking up the sun.
  • September 19, 2017
    Good part of the central parks in Sydney, but not as good as Hyde Park or the Botanical Garden. Close to the art gallery though. Parking garage exists here underground.
  • August 25, 2017
    Nice outdoors venue for music and other events. Has a car park and is near buses. You can also come for a nice day outside in the gardens.
  • September 17, 2017
    Easy access and great weekend all day parking rates in the city close to things to see and do.

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