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Garrison Church

Argyle and Lower Fort Streets, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
(02) 9247 1268
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Ranked #222 of 300 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Religious Sites
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Garrison Church lacked the decoration of some other church. The simple design was rich with arched windows and decorated turrets, but in a simple, understated way. Most notable was the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background. With a wedding taking place, I couldn’t go inside, but the Garrison Church seems to be a nice highlight to the Millers Point area.

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Perth Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

In the centre of the Rocks and well worth a visit.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Lovely old church in the Rocks precinct of Sydney with a long military history

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

The Holy Trinity Anglican Church is more commonly referred to as the Garrison Church which reflect that it was once used as a church of worship for the many regiments that worshipped there. Made of beautiful sandstone blocks and polished wood interior, the Church has lovely stained glass windows which catch the light beautifully. There's various military memorabilia in the... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

Officially named the Holy Trinity Church, this building gets its current moniker because it was the colony's first military church. We visited the interior at the end of our Rocks Discovery tour. There is a small museum/exhibit in the entryway displaying early Australian military and historical items, along with numerous plaques on the left (West) wall dedicated to various Australian... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

This is one of the oldest churches - construction started in 1840. It's a well kept historic building in the Millers Point district (adjacent to the Rocks area, but uphill). If you are walking around the district, certainly stop in.

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